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Philip Metres
Arab American poet, translator, author of Sand Opera and other books.
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Philip Metres Sep 24
Congrats! Have you seen the cover?!
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Philip Metres Sep 24
Rough immigrant, or free refugee– floating flagless, fading border, stamped with words but not your name. "Adrift" by Bao Phi
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Philip Metres Sep 24
In the name of beauty and beaten and broken down daily. In the name of seeing our creeds and believing in maybe, "In the Name "by Pádraig Ó Tuama via @zoecarnate
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Philip Metres Sep 23
Replying to @Death_by_Blue
Brother, I'm not scolding you. I'm wondering about you. I know Randa, I know her hurts. I know what drives her sadness and rage. I don't understand yours.
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Philip Metres Sep 23
Replying to @Death_by_Blue
You don't know what I take offense at. I just see you lashing out at this human being in a way that belies our shared belief in a loving God, who cherishes all of us, despite our sinfulness and brokenness.
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Philip Metres Sep 23
Replying to @ibizoboi @WSJ
What a small-minded review.
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Philip Metres Sep 23
Why did that hurt you personally so much that you started attacking this person?
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Yahia Lababidi Sep 23
" is my rent for living on the planet.” * "No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow." —Alice Walker
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StanceGrounded Sep 21
Beto O’Rourke was asked “What can you do for Black women in Texas?” This was his response. TEXAS BRING IT HOME! RETWEET THIS!
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Philip Metres Sep 22
How can someone who says they are Christian treat a fellow child of God in this way?
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Paisley Rekdal Sep 22
Because I was 21, alone in a foreign country, & I knew I wouldn’t be heard. But I’m reporting it now.
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The Millions Sep 18
"Her poems bring me to a mystical plane somewhere between language and life. I’m left shaken." Our own spoke with Katie Ford about faith, theology, and the necessity of political protest:
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Philip Metres Sep 22
"41 [No worst, there is none. Pitched past pitch of grief,]" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
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Philip Metres Sep 21
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Alice James Books Sep 21
"Poetry made visible what my body already knew." Check out 's latest essay in !
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Philip Metres Sep 21
Replying to @davidbakerpoet
And yet it is the norm of the anthropocene, isn't it? Hard to see us and our mirrors in our mirrors.
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Jenny Xie Sep 21
"...the deformational and sublime when two languages collide." - Philip Metres () on translating Arseny Tarkovsky:
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marwahelal Sep 21
shoutout to the sections that ‘didnt work’ in mfa workshop out here shinin like i dont care idontcare idonttccare ✨✨✨ ✌🏽we gon do what we came to do
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Philip Metres Sep 21
Replying to @carolynforche
Truly absurd how much I am looking forward to this. Please come to Cleveland to read! I'll email you.
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Philip Metres Sep 21
"The Gods of the Age" by Adeeba Shahid Talukder
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