“On a day of sirens and violent sobbing, the seed sprouted
in my lower abdomen
and before anything else
the twigs and leaves of the root
Tina Chang: Do you think that absence has a presence, too?
Li-Young Lee: I love that question. I’ve been thinking about something for a long...
lost in iceland, peter lok
“Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to...”