Category Archives: Poetry

Breaking the fast

It was worth staying hungry for. Along with a few friends, I visited the Institute of Islamic and Turkish Studies last night to share in that community’s breaking of the day’s Ramadan fast. A couple of friendly gentlemen, one holding … Continue reading

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Smoke and ashes

Spring peepers trill invisible, infinite songs. Redbuds popped today. Students showed smudges And stayed awake for sacred stories Taken apart at the seams. Taken apart at the seams is how these years feel. Submission is the order of the day. … Continue reading

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