Sanchez, Sonia 2008

Tuesday, February 14, 2008

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I fixed my body
under his and went
to sleep in love
all trace of me
was wiped away

– Sonia Sanchez, “Ballad”

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APIARY Interviews Sonia Sanchez – Part 1: Poetry & Language

Interview with Sonia Sanchez, Poet Laureate of Philadelphia, renowned advocate for peace, and artistic mother to generations of local poets and writers. Part 1. [music for video by Podington Bear]

Your limbs buried
in northern muscle carry
their own heartbeat

– Sonia Sanchez, “14 haiku”

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