A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature
Assertion by committee:
We are running out of coffins.
The city burns, street by street—
even the stones are catching fire.
Our last pediatrician has been killed.
The window was open just enough to let in the cool night air. September— like always—the two of us talking, in bed, about the garden, a late flood of tomatoes, … Continue reading →
from letters written in Texas by detained, immigrant mothers to their sons and daughters (Los Angeles Times, July 10, 2018) I write you these words. I miss you so … Continue reading →
I will fix it. — Governor Rick Snyder, State of the State 2016 Come and rock our babies, hold their bottles and their cups. Stop saying you are sorry. … Continue reading →
how gaunt you’ve grown, but then, it’s no surprise, what with all that vanished weight (Bowie, for starters— Sound and Vision) and those workouts we put you through, loading … Continue reading →
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