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: