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The soft wind comes sweet in the night on the mountain. Invisible except for the sound it makes in the big poplars outside and the feel on his naked, single body, which breathes quietly a little before dawn, eyes open and in love with the table and chair in the transparent dark and stars in …

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I Living is no laughing matter: you must live with great seriousness like a squirrel, for example— I mean without looking for something beyond and above living, I mean living must be your whole occupation. Living is no laughing matter: you must take it seriously, so much so and to such a degree that, for …

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Joy Harjo- 1951- Joy Harjo was appointed the new United States poet laureate in 2019. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1951, Harjo is a member of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She is the author of several books of poetry, including An American Sunrise, which is forthcoming from W. W. Norton in 2019, and Conflict Resolution for …

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In the first of our series ‘Around the World in 80 Books,’ we boldly leap into epic journeys from Ethiopia to Ireland BY AMY ALIPIO TRAVELING DOESN’T ALWAYS have to be about changing your location. As French poet and author Anatole France wrote, “Traveling is changing your opinions and your prejudices.” Especially in this time of COVID-19 …

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For March, we reached out to Turkish writer Aslı Tohumcu. She prepared a reading list for young writer. Have a good read!  1. Sevgi Soysal/ Noontime in Yenişehir “Because it reflects on many sides of a social fraction with all the pain and nakedness, because it dares to tell from within, because of how it …

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Egon Schiele’s portraits of his muse and love Wally Neuzil are among the artist’s most famous works – but who was she really? Kimberly Bradley investigates. By Kimberly Bradley 27 February 2015 A woman’s clear blue eyes look back at the viewer – or  is it the painter? – with a penetrating yet somehow compassionate …

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With brains the size of sesame seeds, honeybees have to work together in different capacities to maintain a healthy nest. Every bee in a hive has a job. Here’s how they get them. BY RICHIE HERTZBERG PUBLISHED MARCH 22, 2019 WATCH THE VIDEO FIRST: bee video EVERY HONEYBEE HAS a job to do. Some are nurses who take care …

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İlkyaz’s new works are now live and can be found below and throughout the postings on the English homepage! As İlkyaz, we work to introduce three young writers every month. We translate these works, which are be made up of a short stories or poems, into English and endeavour to introduce them to readers outside of …

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