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Last night for my dinner

I slit open a womb of squash,

scooped out the papery ivory eggs,

sliced a green-white onion body so wet and alive… 145 more words

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Yes, your opinion can be wrong

Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong

TED: Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we’re wrong about that? “Wrongologist” Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility. 242 more words

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~for Elaine

When did we come to this?

Winter always ends, snow

melts into rivulets, into mud.

The birds return, tentative… 79 more words

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Slavery Evolved: From slavery to mass incarceration

“Slavery to Mass Incarceration”

The myth of racial difference that was created to sustain American slavery persists today. Slavery did not end in 1865, it evolved.

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My mother was a canyon

the green river carved

through centuries of stone.

She was a long train winding

between red-mud hills,

wild cucumber springing from her tracks. 75 more words

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~July 4, 2015

Ask anyone who knows me–

I am not famous for waving the flag.

But this year, on the Fourth, 54 more words

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