this has been a difficult week. the terror attacks in El Paso and Ohio have left us in tears. poetry has always been a source of comfort and healing throughout history. take a moment this week to mourn. then write. write about healing. write about anger. write about love. write about hatred. write about everything you feel needs to be said, but say it louder.
Tarfia Faizullah is a master of surprise with labyrinthine content and unique turns of line in her recent work: Registers of Illuminated Villages from Graywolf Press. I was drawn to