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Where I’m From - A personal story

I am from a calabash, from marbles and cotton wrappers. I am from the rainy plains. I am from the guava tree, the palm oil plantation. I am from the tales by moonlight and singing choruses, … Read More»

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I am from the rough-hewn earthen water jug

I am from the rough-hewn earthen water jug with the broken handle, from scuttling fiddler crabs and cloudy coconut vinegar stored in recycled whiskey bottles. … Read More»

Greengirl's picture

Where I am from

I am from fuel wood so heavy From sticks and trees now hard to come by I am from the once pristine countryside I am from the fast vanishing streak of teak trees The earth it binds still. … Read More»

Sangita Thapa's picture

Where I am From!

I am from the mango orchards, the fruit of summer from that old mud house and dusty lanes. I am from the undulating paddy fields, and the vast yellow wheat plains. … Read More»

Stella Paul's picture

Where I'm From : Here's My Story

I am from the pail of water, from wooden dolls and rice balls. I am from the mud hut by the river. … Read More»

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Offer: Calling all Poets!

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not what i was

. . . . . . . . . . . . . my name is (woe)man and yes, i am flawed...i am weak...i am eve's daughter. and one of my unspoken names is vanity. and it is broken vanity … Read More»

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submerged (or under the surface)

. . . . . . . > . . . . . now has come the day, when you know,,, he knows,,, it will be the last time.... seems like it should be memorialized … Read More»

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WHERE DO YOUR DEPTHS LEAD?

: : : : : : : : : : : : : : my depths lead not here... but yet not there... I am the in-between time... I am sorrow... yet I am also hope... and where do I go? … Read More»

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Pole of Hope

Standing by the pole of hope, hoe in hand to till the ground, rope on his neck the tent to hold, plans in his head to claim his hope; make the ridge to yield the field, … Read More»

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