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And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

Still I Rise   You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? […]

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Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón

The Conditional Say tomorrow doesn’t come. Say the moon becomes an icy pit. Say the sweet-gum tree is petrified. Say the sun’s a foul black tire fire. Say the owl’s eyes are pinpricks. Say the […]

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Blue Horses​ by Mary Oliver

FRANZ MARC’S BLUE HORSES​   I step into the painting of the four blue horses. I am not even surprised that I can do this. One of the horses walks towards me. His blue nose […]

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Magical Negro​ by Morgan Parker

The High Priestess of Soul’s Sunday Morning Visit to the Wall of Respect​   The Impressionism wing strikes me as too dainty for my mood, except for one oil painting by Gustave Caillebotte, Calf’s head […]

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