Apples

“Apples” was just an exercise to see if I could write a five-line poem without metaphor or hyperbole, except for in the final line.

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Lives of Pie

On a lazy Sunday afternoon in spring, what appeared was a hankering for pie. And, though I did not realize it at the time, the recipe I baked to satisfy my craving would teach me so much about where I came from, and where I was headed.

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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: An interview with Seth Holmes

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies describes the physical pain and emotional suffering that Triqui migrant workers routinely face during their work in the West Coast berry fields

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