Poetry

Pact

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“The deaths of two Saudi sisters… discovered on the banks of New York’s Hudson River… a double suicide” CNN 10/29/18 Together. Our thin- lipped…

Good Trouble

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For John Lewis This Artemis country, helping deliver youWith a lead pipe, baseball bat, and a kick To the ribs like response to your kicking From…

Unrest

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They believe the world can be good, so I tap the car horn and raise a fist in solidarity with the six or seven teenagers, all…

E-Note

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It is the silence before and after protests that finds me unable to speak. What we fail tosay and what we didn’t say is…

What if We Could

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believe in god, I meanreally believe, the way you believe in the personsitting next to you on the busso when he shifts positionsor spreads his…

On the Origin

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I find an old copy of Darwin’sOn the Origin of Speciesamong my father-in-law’sBibles and theology books,and my own laugh startles mein the empty house….

The Society

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Sister Lucia was on duty today which meant we could only play after we took careof the important affairs(worksheets, times tables, cursive tracing). So…

Capillos Ex Deo

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I am just shy of 30. My graying beard and balding head suggest otherwise. I won’t do a combover. Shave me naked. I’ll strut…