“You do not have to be good,” says poet Mary Oliver.
You do not have to walk on your knees
For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. 1,970 more words
These days I’m asking “Now what!?” constantly, and in a certain tone that blends outrage, fear, and embarrassment.
Now what!? When Congressman John Lewis questioned the legitimacy of Trump’s presidency, rightly reminding people that the 2016 election was indeed deeply tainted, and not just by Russian intervention on Trump’s behalf but also the false impression that the F.B.I. 2,150 more words
“As you float now, where I held you / and let go,” says the father of Philip Booth’s poem entitled “First Lesson, “remember when fear / cramps your heart what I told you: / lie gently and wide to the light-year / stars, lie back, and the sea will hold you.” 1,700 more words