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Mark Strand

for Ros Krauss Tell yourself as it gets cold and gray falls from the air that you will go on walking, hearing the same tune no matter where you find yourself— inside the dome of dark or under the cracking white of the moon’s gaze in a valley of snow. Tonight as it gets cold… Continue reading Mark Strand

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Judith Ortiz Cofer

What we want to know: in the unimaginable moment of the union of parental flesh, was there love, or are we the heirs of carelessness? This matters, That we were wanted; called forth to fulfill a wish. That we were meant to be. — Judith Ortiz Cofer, “Origen,” Terms of Survival. (Arte Publico Pr December… Continue reading Judith Ortiz Cofer

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