If someone asked you if you had a moment to contemplate and rest, might you respond, “There’s no time!”? Me, too. Many of us have been there, at least sometimes, grinding it out here in capitalism—caregivers, parents, laborers, teachers, workers, students, organizers, nurses, and others. … read more.
The poet Meena Alexander writes, “In a time of violence, the task of poetry is in some way to reconcile us to our world and to allow us a measure of tenderness and grace with which to exist.” As we enter the month of May, … read more.