It took three years to put Shakespeare’s words together, there were a lot of words to be studied and a lot of words to be sorted out, and it proved to be a major project.
We’ve removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
Palestinian people are in love with life.
Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom.
Poetry is my cheap means of transportation. By the end of the poem the reader should be in a different place from where he started. I would like him to be slightly disoriented at the end, like I drove him outside of town at night and dropped him off in a cornfield.
The relationship between the prophet and the President, the priest and the President, is a sacred one.
People internalize, from the jail to student loan debt, to credit card debt, to unemployment to the whole collective. It manifests itself in many ways, in people’s home lives, domestic stuff.
At the end of the day, we’re defined by our predicament, not by the sides of town.
While I’ve spent a lot of quality time with my children, perhaps it’s not been enough.
The metaphor for Palestine is stronger than the Palestine of reality.