— My poem “mermaid” appears in the November 2013 issue of East Jasmine Review, out today, and I hope you pick up an ecopy: http://eastjasminereview.com/issues/issues/volume-1-issue-3/
The world is wily and doesn’t want to be caught. Susan Mitchell
I tell you
I am searching for poetry
for you. That I have not found it.
That I am horribly, horribly afraid that I will have to write it.
I say it casually, teasingly—
oh, my goodness, what an awful fate, writing poetry for you.
- thebeatmesa asked:Do you have information on Caribbean pirates that weren't white dudes? Or slaves brought to the Caribbean who became pirates? Books I'm reading mention that they existed, but don't give me any details.
I really don’t know who came up with the idea that the Caribbean was somehow devoid of people of color, considering...
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ZAHEL — Nomadic technocrats inhabit the South; barbarian hill-folk hold the North. In the East are the city states and...