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Safe Haven: Asylum seekers in the baroque age and modern day

by Tim Crouch, Marketing Manager

“you have to understand,
no one puts their children in a boat
unless the water is safer than the land.” 266 more words


Out Loud

Thanks for stopping by. If you’re in New England than you know it’s a sweltering 31 degrees out right now which is way warmer (sadly) than the sub-zero degree weather we were experiencing for about two weeks straight…and then there was that snow/cyclone/snowbomb thing we had…or whatever it was called. 737 more words

Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth by Warsan Shire

Only 21 poems, 38 pages, and this book speaks enormous volume. I have to say, this is one of my favorites.

Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth… 394 more words

Book Reviews

Lovely and lonely

“I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.”
Warsan Shire

Tried To Be Softer, Prettier

This post was first published on May 2, 2016 in slightly different form. The featured image is taken from the film version of the Lemonade album, when Beyoncé sings the song ‘Hold Up.’ 619 more words


October 11: Feast of the Divine Maternity of Our Lady

by warsan shire

mother is a cocoon where
cells spark, limbs form, mother
swells and stretches to protect her
child, mother has one foot in this world… 142 more words

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