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Indeed, she fell in love with that woman
because of the way she wears a dress.
Because of the way she wears the night
on her dress and the dress on her shoulders.
Because the funnel of her fingers when she
smoothes the dress’s sleeves is a faucet
of new music. It is a fine, fat button of pearl,
and she plans to wear it as a long, new life.
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In his new book, philosopher William MacAskill implies that humanity’s long-term survival matters more than preventing short-term suffering and death. His arguments are shaky.
In her new book, Danish poet Olga Ravn writes with open love, pity, and compassion for her strange yet familiar creations.
Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.