January 4, 2017
Chicken mnemonics The old man squats through unhung chimney Bellows out a copper cloud it chokes up the stench From the neighbor’s farm In...
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Editor’s Introduction Shirin Bismallah’s poems are disarming. The language enfolds, protects, we might say, the consciousness inside the...
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October 17, 2014
Editor's Introduction The 17th Century Kabbalist, Nathan of Gaza, speculated that before the world came into being, there were, in the...
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July 10, 2014
Slit Lips by Samih al-Qasim I would have liked to tell you The story of a nightingale that died. I would have liked to tell you The story...