Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

Once again: “Your Life” by Andrea Gibson “I Carry Your Heart with Me” by e.e. cummings “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” by Sabrina Benaim “Ohm” by Saul Williams “Why are Muslims So…” by Sakila & Hawa “14 Lines from Love Letters or Suicide Notes” by Doc Luben “Some Things You Need to Know Before …

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I don’t remember when I first followed Grace Carras (@bardic_ghost) on TikTok, but I’m glad I did. Not because of the magnificent cosplay, or the funny pick up lines thrown at her significant other. Because if I hadn’t, I never would have known of the way she uses words. The craftsmanship of her poetry. I’ve …

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A little piece of heavenis belonging. It is listening to cumbias and corridoswhile studying at the library – knowing the best taquitosand papas asadas can be served from a food truck – it isusing dichos and getting your point across.Being an English speakerand somehow having a strong ‘che’ accent –it is looking forward to the …

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I purchased my copy of The Poems of Pablo Neruda in college. Since then, I picked it up every once in a while. Thumb through its pages. And read where my finger lands. It’s not always an English translation, but that’s not far away if I need or want to read it. And in my …

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