Dailies 1/30/18

Daily Quote: 

“People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that’s a mistake. One should wish to celebrate more than one wishes to be celebrated. “- Lucille Clifton 


Albert Goldbarth – Miles


. . . and although the Chinese police refused to allow me
into a town so near the border of Tibet,
and lifted guns to make their point, that afternoon
I played a game of pick-up basketball
with six of them: what hoops freaks!
my friend D’s twenty-year-old son from an internet café. Perhaps

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Ghassan Zaqtan – Strangeness

Tiny mirrors released me into my mother’s palms
hay released me to the roof of our house
and I released myself to you
be careful!

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Marwa Helal – Bring Back Our Girls

1. 	It bejins in Berlin
	A Historical Case
	In Disappearance + Cultural Theft:
	Exhibit YZ:
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Poetry Diary: Sorting through books, etc. to figure what I can get rid of to make more room in our water-damaged house. After dealing w/my father’s recent death and other losses I’m like this is the most appropriate poem for me right now: 

Elizabeth Bishop – One Art

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
to be lost that their loss is no disaster.
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