Author: T.

“You said it was nothing / but a trick of the light. Gold / curves. Gold scarves. // Am I not your animal?” — Eduardo C. Corral

“Long radiant minutes, / your hand in my hand, / still warm, still warm.” — Wendy Cope

“Oh, my God. / Why don’t we talk about it? How good it feels. / And if you don’t know then you’re lucky” — Gabrielle Calvocoressi

“It sat there on the branch for a few minutes. / Then picked up and flew beautifully / out of my life.” — Raymond Carver

“Isn't that / like us, going from place to / place, looking to be alive?” — Victoria Chang

“it is a serious thing // just to be alive / on this fresh morning / in this broken world.” — Mary Oliver

“It is raining now. / It is raining more than ever, / and you do not come in.” — Mahmoud Darwish

“Suddenly I realize / That if I stepped out of my body I would break / Into blossom.” — James Wright

“in my dreams / I am touching the faces of my friends, we are / each one of us touching” — Safia Elhillo