“If you are a citizen…”
Metta Sáma’s powerful blog post last week began:
This morning I opened the door to a man whose name I did not know.
Metta concluded this post with a link to her words on a project in which Harvey L. Hix “asked poets to respond to a quote by Adorno and one by Auden.” Metta writes:
I sat with these quotes for weeks, wondering if this was a battle I wanted to fight. I did. & I did.
Her rumination resonates even more this morning:
…I say in service of themselves to indicate the
ways in which the founding of the United States un-
humanized de-humanized women un-humanized de-
humanized indigenous peoples un-humanized de-humanized
I encourage you to immerse yourself in her writing this morning. Simmer in the truth of her grandmother and how Metta identifies the…
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