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Gamâl

General/Column December 19, 2016

Hebrew for “wean” or “ripen” Pulling away, she leaves behind the flesh of fruit: stark black seed of kiwi, blueberry’s…

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Sainted Women

General/Column December 19, 2016

Beatific— The smile on pregnant Mary’s face Atop a donkey bound for Bethlehem. No sign of heartburn Three and four…

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Giving Her Son the World

General/Column October 20, 2016

What started as a layer of sheer tissue spindled around each rib grew its own heart. The doctor said she…

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What Matters

General/Column October 17, 2016

Say it was September 4th, not the 4th of July, a day of celebration when fireworks burst—crayon-colored—throughout the sky. Say…

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