A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature
When I was born
I thought I’d be taken from the earth
I didn’t think the earth would be taken from me
You may remember my father
died when I was eight
my mother closed up
the house and we went to stay
with my grandmother for a few months
Maya, weaver of illusions,
how is it we trust the web, the nest,
the roof over our heads, we trust the stars
our guardians who gave us our alphabet?
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