“later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere.” Warsan Shire: What They Did Yesterday AfternoonFriends on Instagram shared this quote by Warsan Shire today. This resonates so much after the horrible violence in Syria, Iraq, …

Dheeg Dheer (by PopUpProjects) Sometimes the world is so small. I wanted to recommend a poetry reading with the amazing Warsan Shire to a good friend living in London. Turns out, my friend Fanny already knew Warsan – in person. My friend works at Pop Up Projects and they work together with Warsan Shire on …

– i gut fruit with my mouth push tongue into black belly of papaya peel lychee with teeth bite into ripe pear suck on stone of mango all of this, over the kitchen sink barefoot middle of winter sticky hands pushing hair away from face moaning into sweet flesh the whole time your name flat …