Weekend Rumpus Roundup


First, in the Saturday Essay, Chelsea Hicks Bryan’s lyric essay “The Living Wound”  remembers those who sacrificed, whose painful deaths fertilize the earth and our world around us to forever fill up the “diamond-faced young America” with ancestral beauty and wisdom.

Then, faces turn into numbers and immigration documents into art in Jan-Henry Gray’s five poems for Sunday Rumpus Poetry.

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