All Posts By Rachael Convery

[for Milad:]

the last time we spoke, you
 demanded
 why I had not called you back
 (and in doing so, answered
 your own question) perhaps you...

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And Tall Goblets Of Petrichor, For We Who Devour Our Gods

to suffer the burden of seeing beauty in everything, the unquiet ache of knowing, the peerless stinging grief of beholding: the perfect...

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[of birds*:]

what mighty hero who ever kissed the salt eyes of a mother at dawn’s first gold or lifted a joyous child with arms outstretched to...

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[v.5]

give me the gun, my love this is no dance, no punchline blue smoke coiling like hollow wire above the spruce crowns, glittered with the...

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That When I Waked

the torn silk edges of the clouds against cottonblue skies the field trembling with the windswept elizabethan ruffs of yellowblushed...

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HEADLINE: “ISIS claimed responsibility after a 17-year-old migrant attacked”

“I don’t want to live in Europe anymore,” my friend Domagoj says, after a maniac mows down pedestrians with a truck in...

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