They might as wise have lodged a Bird
For Treason — in the Pound —
Both Western and traditional medicine agree, cranberries are more than just tart and tasty.
A chair was never emptier
than on the first Thanksgiving
after my father died.
The normal to which we are supposed to want to return is what gave us Donald Trump in the first place, and the forces that produced that outcome have not gotten weaker in the interim
The leaves are burnished still,
bear shades of fall— hints of
ocher, carmine, umber-wheat.
Black voters waited in 10-hour lines to show up for Joe Biden. Now Biden needs to return the favor.
Suddenly, I remember Ezzat
Who was shot in Evin Prison
And buried in the Cemetery of the Infidels
In a mass grave without any gravestones.
Workers without college degrees have suffered most from recent decades of neoliberal fetishization with globalization, unregulated open markets, and corporate-friendly free trade.
Terror, stasis, glints of hope.
Ghosts of evils that came before,
plague and depression, civil war,
take on new life. So here we are.
She said to him, Oh, Jack, what have they done?
“Freed by Fire” follows Molina, a 12-year old Malawian girl who becomes another child in a forced marriage. One female chief is tirelessly working to stop it.
From the Venus of Willendorf in 25,000 BC to Nicki Minaj in 2017 AD, how have women’s bodies been depicted in art and popular culture? Anna Ginsburg and her team of animators, ask how has the ideal of feminine beauty changed through history?
in order to rule the sidewalks
and men’s hearts —
to beat out all those other dames
In fifty numbered verses—many with the diamond-like compression of Emily Dickinson—Stevens Kane explores how the daily reality of the body suddenly can become extraordinary, paranormal—and how the science of events—such as gravity—can give way to the spiritual…