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Middle Ground

[no caption] Clelia Michelini/Getty Images “Middle Ground” is part of the collection Lead Me to Life: Voices of the African Diaspora. Read …


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How Will We Remember Coal?

Aging coal mine equipment sits on display in Gillette, Wyoming. Jessica M. Smith This article was originally published at Platypus, the blog …


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Elder

[no-caption] Pixabay/Pexels “Elder” is part of the collection Lead Me to Life: Voices of the African Diaspora. Read the introduction to the …


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Matrilines

If you missed the introduction to “Matrilines,” you can find it here. Where are the women in this story, Emaq? Only birds …


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Dressing Fish

[no-caption] Abigail Chabitnoy As an Indigenous poet with background studies in anthropology, the more I have reconnected with my culture through poetics, …


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Ethiopia

[no-caption] Jenn/Flickr In the poem of the same name, Ethiopia’s special place among African groups is put in high relief. Ethiopia symbolized …


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Horizon No Less Curved

Toutswemogala Hill in Botswana. Thato Moahi/Department of National Museum and Monuments, Botswana My poem “Horizon No Less Curved” grew from insights about …


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Arrival Waters

[no-caption] Traumlichtfabrik/Getty Images I am about 70 years away from the experience that led to this poem and about 50 years away …


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Spelling a Nation’s Name

Ruined buildings serve as reminders of the lives lost and displaced by the Kosovo War more than two decades ago. Erina Baci …


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