July’s Words

birth-day  by Lucille Clifton today we are possible. the morning, green and laundry-sweet, opens itself and we enter blind and mewling. everything waits for us: ...

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June’s Words

After great pain, a formal feeling comes – The Nerves sit ceremonious, like Tombs – The stiff Heart questions ‘was it He, that bore,’ And ...

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April’s Words

It’s an earth song,—And I’ve been waiting long for an earth song. It’s a spring song,—And I’ve been waiting long for a spring song.     Strong ...

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February’s Words

Dream Dust Gather out of star-dust            Earth-dust,            Cloud-dust,And splinters of hail,One handful of dream-dust            Not for sale. ~ Langston Hughes Harlem, New York, New York, ...

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