Aracelis Girmay

Aracelis Girmay

Santa Ana, California
Aracelis Girmay
Santa Ana, California
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Aracelis Girmay was born and raised in Santa Ana, California. She received a BA from Connecticut College in 1999 and went on to earn an MFA in poetry from New York University.
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1.
Elegy
What to do with this knowledge
that our living is not guaranteed?
Perhaps one day you touch the young branch
of something beautiful. & it grows & grows
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2.
From "The Black Maria"
The body, bearing something ordinary as light Opens
as in a room somewhere the friend opens in poppy, in flame, burns & bears the child — out.
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3.
luam/asa-luam
the afterworld sea

there was a water song that we sang
when we were going to fetch river from the river,
it was filled with water sounds
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4.
St. Elizabeth
I run high in my body
on the road toward sea.

I fall in love. The things
the wind is telling me.
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5.
to the seato the sea
You who cannot hear or cannot know
the terrible intricacies of our species, our minds,
the extent to which we have done
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