Norah

United States of America

17 | she/her | hypothetical astronaut | ekphrastic poet | haunted house

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I look at the moon and go: "wow, that's my wife!"

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Wanderlust by Rebecca Solnit

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Norah (United States of America)() liked i'm not sorry \ אני לא מצטער by efflorescence (United States of America)()

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Norah (United States of America)() published:

dust across the atlantic

PROMPT: Roots

I talk about Yiddish like it could have been mine
    and I just grasped
    it with my fingers 
    before the feet stepped off
    the boat into new land
shaking off the dust of Romanian mountains,
    of the pogroms 
and
I talk about Yiddish like it doesn’t make 
me want to cry that my grandmother’s parents
lost their religion on purpose
dug through the attic of their ancestors,
    found nothing of note,
    closed the...

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Norah (United States of America)() liked i need to be youthfully felt cos god i never felt young by Anha (Australia)()

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Norah (United States of America)() liked رشکِ قمر by agustdv (United Arab Emirates)()

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Norah (United States of America)() liked december 2019 wtw highlights by Anha (Australia)()

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Norah (United States of America)() published:

I am still in love

PROMPT: Love After Love

Range after range of mountains
Year after year after year.
I am still in love.
                -Gary Snyder

And I have found inside the world, another smaller place
filled with those who wish to walk all day
and sleep slow and quiet with the rest of nature, the rain,
the home of this earth, and its trees.

I fell in love with a mountain and think of her often
in the rain, how I reached the almost too close to...

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Norah (United States of America)() published:

early sunsets make me sick for things i’ve never had | #kickoff

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i’ve tried at least three ways— 
           no, four. enough for 
my own hook line and sinker to slink back from your skin,
to unwrap my ribbon of longing
from your legs.

because I know it keeps tripping you up,
like I tied your shoes together, something intentional and messy
           like that,
guilt and blue bile in the morning,
           you: facedown in the dewy grass.

it’s...

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Norah (United States of America)() liked and i peeled back your golden skin only to find a human by weirdo (United States of America)()

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Norah (United States of America)() liked delete my number by N. (United States of America)()

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Norah (United States of America)() liked for you embrace me now even when you are gone (republished) by jeily (Hong Kong)()

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