over at killing the buddha jeff sharet has written the most haunting piece about colin powell’s yiddish, the redneck roots of a certain brooklyn poet and the ethical quandaries concerning half-breeds and phylacteries (but not in that particular order). this long piece pierced my heart and is on the verge of provoking me to revisit an old theme i’d rather not talk about. you’d do well to read it.
A Poem for National Poetry Day
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