Recommended Reading 30.22

Let’s start with a Letter to the Local Police by June Jordan. I don’t want to pull out any parts as not to ruin the fun.

I like trees.


last year is dead, they seem to say
begin afresh, afresh, afresh.

  • Philip Larkin

This short one from Aram Saroyan:

as my own noise’s, no
one’s,

listening,
split.

And The Childhood of Parmenides by Charles Simic:


For asking, why is there something Rather than nothing?

From Bill Kenney in Heron’s Nest vol. XXIV:

city limits gradually the stars

Let’s end with an amazing visual sonnet by giovanni singleton that’s even better listened to:
sonnet^14