“Your voice matters.”
If a hunter I were
I’d give the gazelle
a chance, and another,
and a third, and a tenth,
to doze a little.
“No one says to the olive tree: How beautiful you are!”
“and the arms of spilled blood call to me: come!”
“Also: Monday, March 21 will be World Poetry Day. To mark this day, PEN International plans to campaign on behalf of Fayadh[.]”
One of the most discomfiting images in the “Night and the Desert Know Me” installation at the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery in Washington, D.C., is Michael Platt’s “Just Outside My Window #1.”
“The higher court reversed the previous death-sentence ruling and replaced it with eight years, eight hundred lashes, and public repentance. “
“शून्यमा एक स्थान
“Sevmek bir kuş değil sevgilinin elindeki
Ağaçtaki on kuşa bedel.”
“Black pellets of oil—
circulate throughout your cells”
“Since when does the wind honor traffic laws?
Did the wind ever stop at your red light?”
“Provocas indigestión al mundo, entre otras cosas.
No obligues a la Tierra a vomitarte,
y permanece cerca de ella, muy cerca.”