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Federico García Lorca: New York (Office and Denunciation)

I know there are mountains and eyeglasses
And wisdom. But I didn’t come to see the sky.
I’m here to see the clouded blood,
the blood that sweeps machines over waterfalls
and the soul toward the cobra’s tongue.

July 10, 2021 · 4 Comments

Yahya Frederickson: Sacrifice

Bismillah, and the blade
will dissolve flesh. As he cups the sheep’s muzzle,
exposing its long, soft neck, for just a moment
I don’t believe in death.

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Video: “Glass Walls” by Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney became a vegetarian in 1975, thanks to his wife Linda, who campaigned for animal rights before it became fashionable and later wrote internationally bestselling vegetarian cookbooks. Decades later, … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

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