It’s still a conspiracy theory when you believe in it.
Everyone is tired. Some of us have been tired.
Do you remember a place differently when you know you can return?
“Memory is geographic” - Alexander Chee on October 3 2020
The borders to the only country that will claim me are still closed.
How am I to understand the fluidity with which we continue in our days?
How am I to understand all our looking away?
Teju Cole writes, “There are no refugees, only fellow citizens whose rights we have failed to acknowledge.”
—from liminal spaces iii in Just Us: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine