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When Mothers of Africa meet for Brunch...

The month of May has three important days that essentially recognize blood, sweat and tears: Workers Day, Mother’s Day and Africa Day. I salute the hardest workers of them all: mothers and mother figures everywhere but especially those on this great continent, who persevere against all odds. 1,096 more words

Africa

Clarity

I cannot say it all started that night
but that is when it became clear: dark,
full, swelling wounds of inobvious origin
bursting their seams, flying upon us all. 155 more words

Poetry

11/29

we long for peace
it seems to surround us
but perhaps
it is only darkness falling
with its uneven temper

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In response to Jennifer Knoblock’s plaintive poem, Winter.

Poetry

Keeping Up With the Kuffiya

“These are patterns that have deep cultural histories and bely even deeper political struggles that must be acknowledged…” 912 more words

Fashion