All posts tagged “identity

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‘God Must Be an Indian’ by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Billy-Ray Belcourt (he/him) is a writer and academic from the Driftpile Cree Nation. The above poem was snatched from the essential Survivance zine created by Elizabeth LaPensée, Ph.D., and R.I.S.E. (Radical Indigenous Survivance and Empowerment). The work available in this series is vibrant, illuminating and… Read More

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To the Real Cannibal Mockingbird

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One Hundred Uses For a Fern

Wikipedia Poem, No. 780 ask before the hand privilege grant figurative praerogatin privilege grant comitia populi tributa with tribus cently with tribus cently a favor or privilege grant to stretch out the hand from privilege grant first in the roman comitia populi tributa from prae… Read More

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‘Afro’ by Morgan Parker

from There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Morgan Parker

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Positive Style Witch (Stephanie Burt)

Wikipedia Poem, No. 669 bono ich ichor be the dog’s hat an ichor lana brain 19th the hittite lovers whale-sea manninguage show me any persona and i will find you opportunity love lost was manhattan sweat an indo-european in you lover we’ll see language has… Read More

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Abraham Lincoln, in 1824, Tries on Women’s Clothing and No One Bats a Lash

Wikipedia Poem, No. 616 gray to wear lipstick his mouth he ate breakfast before lincoln wanted to like to wear lipstick his mother wore lincoln wanted to wish away war lincoln wanted to like his mother school her wear her caring peach lincoln wanted his… Read More

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“What Does It Mean?” by Czeslaw Milosz

It does not know it glitters It does not know it flies It does not know it is this not that. And, more and more often, agape, With my Gauloise dying out, Over a glass of red wine, I muse on the meaning of being… Read More

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Wikipedia Poem, No. 145

attention comes in and Mrs Dennison smiles smart in front of M her laptop computer’s wallpaper neatly going to his lush chair S realizing his lush chair can’t go through another kid him realizing the two men are over stacks in luxurious come their steelplastic… Read More

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Wikipedia Poem, No. 99

Wire drags west then the department built a very black of gauze and effect I’m TOP SECRET//SI//TK//NOFORN and its proximity says “You this ain’t.” A violent IC caveat duster you are alcohol is the issue but what time? Intelligence community settlefield race claims classified destructive… Read More

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Wikipedia Poem, No. 62; Netanyahu 4

“Iran is / the why competing table of centrifuges, wet and / with saying,” Netanyahu 4 of ther atter year, we’re here        in place a       chasing     the         work. It’s      just nuclearned. Iran is the why competing table of centrifuges, wet and with… Read More