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By Czarina Baker
This poem explores essence and identity in the context of constant change.
By Hannah Entz
This poem tells the story of leaving behind a beloved home.
This poem describes how our bodies can quickly change location, but mentally and emotionally it takes time to truly "arrive."
This poem of friendship by the author to her sister explores the value of having someone who has been through the same complex existence.
This poem explores the impact of leaving a place behind.
This poem is a follow-up to "Goodbyes" in that it shows how our memories connect us to the places we left behind.
This courageous poem asks piercing questions about identity, connectedness, and wholeness in light of a highly mobile lifestyle.
By Laura Lanford
Written on the day that war entered a city that I love... again. Words cheapen grief and yet, failing to express grief somehow cheapens it as well.
This poem talks about the accumulation of grief after many goodbyes. Whether or not you resonate with the author's conclusion, her work eloquently expresses grief and hope.
This piece celebrates the rich beauty of culture and diversity while bemoaning the necessity of accepting tradeoffs.
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