Thursday, February 04, 2010

"Planets and Worlds"

sign my name in pencil

even in myself
the parts that are seeing
the parts that are blind
the parts that are trying to see

reflections, taken for rain

the room dark
with other knowings

it's hard to play well
under these conditions

it takes cephalopods

Melanie's Covici Prize-winning essay.

"Yet, by imagining a place where everything was possible, I kept hope alive in me." --Richard Wright, Black Boy

Helen Adams on YouTube. (via Harriet)

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