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he put gently into the earth

A Small Needful Fact
Ross Gay

Is that Eric Garner worked
for some time for the Parks and Rec.
Horticultural Department, which means,
perhaps, that with his very large hands, 59 more words

Poetry

Lies I've Loved

Last time I wrote about radical ephemerality, shamelessly stealing from my yoga teacher. Since then we’ve had another gentle snow to delight my eye. 719 more words

Mindfulness

Remember, Raul? Eh, Rafel? Federico do you remember--

I’m Explaining a Few Things
Pablo Neruda

You are going to ask: and where are the lilacs?
and the poppy-petalled metaphysics?
and the rain repeatedly spattering… 403 more words

Poetry

is it real or a fable?

(on repeat, three days)

Death with Dignity
Sufjan Stevens

Spirit of my silence I can hear you, but I’m afraid to be near you
And I don’t know where to begin… 192 more words

Poetry

Prayer For March 5th

Hello Friends! Here is today’s prayer…

Our Father,

Thank you for bringing us to the beginning of a new week. We pray for all who are dealing with the aftermath of storms and flooding…for all who are still in recovery mode from natural disasters. 503 more words

Hope

The Epistemology of Rosemary
Geffrey Davis

—for L

Together in the garden, a cigarette cradled
between her fingers, she tells me of breeding

cockatiels—clutch after successful clutch, and what… 166 more words

Poetry

“Media Autopsy Kit” for the death of a superstar

There was a time when most media houses would have been content to keep an obituary handy for celebrities. Not so nowadays as the frenzy over Sridevi’s death still hasn’t died down. 502 more words

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