Dailies 6/28/17: “a perfect world for moments,” modesty, gun control, & God protect the mother who does not put in her daughter’s hand a razor blade!

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Donika Kelly – Gun Control

The gun—purchased legally
by our parents when I was ten,

shown to us, placed in our hands
that we might sense the weight, then placed

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Seema Yasmin – Isrha’aq (Aunty’s Prayer)

my aunty is a psychic who taught me to pray
for protection
from black magic and white men

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Marge Piercy – June 15th, 8pm

The evening comes slowly over us,
over the cardinal and the wren still
feeding, over the swallows suddenly
swooping to snatch up mosquitoes

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Krystal Languell – (The essay on modesty)

(The essay on modesty) (in application for) (bodily autonomy)

 *******(She lost that case) (on (wide is the gate))  (rhetorically memorable)

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