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Seeing Herself Beautiful and Nubile

I see an orchard where the time has come For harvesting, But I do not see A gardener reaching out a hand Toward its fruits. Youth goes, vanishing; I wait alone For somebody I do not wish to name. BY QASMUNA BINT ISMA’IL Translated by Christopher Middleton and Leticia Garza-Falcón

Blog · My Reads

Book Review: One Day

Dexter and Emma meet on 15 JULY 1988, the night of their graduation, for a brief romantic night. young and wondering what the future entails. It's within the first few pages of this book that you are drawn into these two characters trajectories. It is fascinating to see the consequences of their pride, carelessness and miscommunication inspire the wedge… Continue reading Book Review: One Day


International Women’s Day

When:  March 8 Where: Everywhere What:   International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. The theme of International Women’s Day 2015 is “Make it Happen”! On International Women's Day - and EVERY DAY, too - we have a responsibility to stand united and work together in… Continue reading International Women’s Day