Apr 19, 2019
When, sooner or later, illness comes along, I won’t know whether the pollution I’ve taken in over the years has had anything to do with it, or if I should, instead, blame my lifelong preference for a good book over a brisk run, or a malevolent gene buried somewhere in my DNA.↩︎ Literary Hub
Camp ToB 2019
Week Six: Lost Children Archive
This week, we wrap up Valeria Luiselli’s Lost Children Archive, and we have so much to talk about.
German soldiers calmly strolled in our streets. They filmed everything. Laughed. Before the war we had a favorite game—we made drawings of Germans. We drew them with big teeth. Fangs. And now they’re walking around… Young, handsome… With handsome grenades tucked into the tops of their sturdy boots.↩︎ The Paris Review
Eric Garner worked / for some time for the Parks and Rec. / Horticultural Department, which means / perhaps, that with his very large hands, / perhaps, in all likelihood, / he put gently into the earth / some plants which, most likely, some of them, in all likelihood, continue to grow↩︎ Poets.org