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December 2019 ISSUE

Eclipse our Sins

I pray to You, Mother Earth, Mama Earth, Mmê Earth:
Sun, hide your eye, eclipse your birth from our sins.
When Climate Change came,
It tore into Your womb, Mama Earth, sodomized it
—and we watched.
We stood and watched You, Mama, crying.
Still we didn’t listen:
We were the wildfires
The sky’s mouth was [...]