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My father’s hands
sun burnt to crisp blood brightening wrinkled grooves
curve round rough calluses
converge into dirt covered fingernail beds
sprinkle flecks of Earth onto its origins… 614 more words


Canadians Adopted Refugee Families for a Year. Then Came ‘Month 13.’

TORONTO — One year after Canada embraced Syrian refugees like no other country, a reckoning was underway.

Ordinary Canadians had essentially adopted thousands of Syrian families, donating a year of their time and money to guide them into new lives just as many other countries shunned them. 4,046 more words

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this day in crime history: march 25, 1990

On this day in 1990, an argument turned into a mass murder at the Happy Land Social Club in the Bronx, NY.

Earlier in the evening, Cuban immigrant Julio Gonzalez was ejected from the club after arguing with his ex-girlfriend, who worked there as a coat check girl. 247 more words

True Crime

By Grace Bolinger

I have grass stains
On my knees;
Folded clothes
Crying babes
Don’t begin to capture.

I knelt down,
A short story
A boy speaking in… 73 more words



HEYYYY y’alll!!

  What’s good?! sooo we are sitting pretty in 2017.  Seems like I looked up and we are already in March, time goes by so fast!  649 more words

on the edge of injustice

I feel on edge.
I am not an edge.

I am the strange puzzle piece in the middle, maybe,
that I can’t quite place in the broader picture. 459 more words


Response to ‘Palestine in the Popular Imagination: From Refugees to Negotiators’ (Dr Anastasia Valassopoulos, 22 March 2017) by Georgia Stabler

Dr Anastasia Valassopoulos

‘Palestine in the Popular Imagination: From Refugees to Negotiators’

22 March 2017

by Georgia Stabler

As part of the School of Arts and Humanities English Research Seminar Series Nottingham Trent University welcomed Dr Anastasia Valassopulos, a lecturer in post 1945 world literature at the University of Manchester. 769 more words