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Poetry Monday - Sam Sax

“The Hunger Artist” by Sam Sax

the boy ate from my hands
then ate my hands,

finger bones making old
noises between his teeth,

my arm in his mouth down… 347 more words

Poetry

Poetry Monday: After Apple-Picking

Because I went to three high schools and then studied technical things in college, I never had any real studies in poetry. My guess is that had I had such a structured course I would have heard of this poem by now, but today was the first time I’ve read it. 383 more words

Poetry

Poetry Monday

Sea Rose

By H.D.

Rose, harsh rose,
marred and with stint of petals,
meagre flower, thin,
sparse of leaf,

more precious
than a wet rose… 47 more words

Poetry Monday

Poetry Monday

I hate when this happens: I’m driving, listening to NPR, hear a good story and have no way to write a note to remind myself about it, promise myself I will do so as soon as I get home, repeat key phrases to myself so that I do remember, I get home and promptly forget. 890 more words

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Our Campaign for Her World

I hate when this happens: I’m driving, listening to NPR, hear a good story and have no way to write a note to remind myself about it, promise myself I will do so as soon as I get home, repeat key phrases to myself so that I do remember, I get home and promptly forget. 890 more words

Melissa Stein

What's Your Name

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what’s your name

the heavy chimes
clot the hours
in the air and

my blood asks, do bones
carry future memories
in their marrows? 209 more words
Muslim Women

fr muslim girls who considered suicide when the ummah wasnt enuf

fr mariam , khadijah, fatima, hajar, alla , yall,

fr our communities that hold us,

recite algebraic formulas against evil eye

2 × al fatiha plus 3 astaghfirallahs = 56 more words

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