My eldest brother passed away peacefully last Tuesday after less than two months of age-related illness. He was 80. I am glad his last stage of illness didn’t drag out too long and that he died in a familiar place and not all alone in a place among strangers. 760 more words
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Poetry should alert us, gather us, reach into us, and help unfold us. In this incredible, stirring poem that needs little introduction, written and performed by Emi Mahmoud, we are asked to do just that: to be alerted, to gather together, to reach into ourselves, and unfold into compassion and understanding.
The Bride is the fourth studio album for Natasha Khan a.k.a Bat For Lashes. She has shown herself to be an understated creative force in her intimate lyrics and tone and always delivered with a perceptively delicate tone that quivers to a higher point of power and graceful assertion. 525 more words