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  • The Dead Man’s Pain
    by Moniza Alvi: I hear planets on the march breathing inside me, / in the depth of my heart– which I fear is eternal.
  • A Man And A Woman
    by Roberto Fernández Retamar: If a man and a woman happen down the streets that no one else notices,
  • And I Was Alive
    by Osip Mandelstam: And I was alive in the blizzard of the blossoming pear, / Myself I stood in the storm of the bird-cherry tree.
  • Angelus
    by Nancy A. Henry: March carries you / on white shoulders
  • The Wedding
    by Nin Andrews: Whoever told you the dead aren’t good lovers / never met my husband.
  • Leaving the Ceremony
    by James Doyle: I walked farther down the streets / than I meant to go.
  • An Ordinary Life
    by Holy Welker: It makes you so mad that your whole / life you’ve had barely enough privileges that you can’t / justify your rage in anything,
  • A Prisoner
    by Alicia Ostriker: The chickadee inside my / chest, next to my heart / imprisoned, but singing
  • Gifts
    by Ỳ Nhi: One day / he brought her a small paper bag
  • In Memory of Paul Éluard
    by Paul Celan: Put the words in the dead man’s grave, / the words he spoke in order to live.
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