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Articles in Arts in Society tagged with Poem

Poetry

Before I left him /
on his deathbed, my father used to say 
the ice is breathing: this quivering song 
of things once-broken, mending. /
This song of them breaking again.

Nick Martino
Poetry

You can say my mother didn’t know jack
           about no line breaks, but she’ll tell you
that one thing leads to another; and violence
           and love can happen all at once.

Eugene Gloria
Poetry

In the parallel world in which gesture is followed /
by recompense

Suzanne Gardinier
Poetry

I once wrote letters to a prisoner at Guantánamo. The letters always came back / opened.

Spring Ulmer
Poetry

The first capturing your gaze into nowhere
the other when you covered your face with your hands
so you were not anonymous, only unseen

Michael Ondaatje
Poetry

a sunset makes a sound doesn't it
I learned    too late

James Fujinami Moore
Poetry
Fady Joudah
Poetry

Who did this to you?

Sean Patrick Mulroy
Poetry

in 1989 you walk the main road to /
Tiananmen when the inexplicable /
hits

Joseph Cuomo
Poetry

Why didn't I just say / people like us here / at this table / should not just talk about politics

Peter Dale Scott

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