I found a lot to love here. Definitely want to read more by this author.
Prayer: "My days and nights pour through me like complaints / and become a story I forgot to tell."
Courage: "What happens is that when you get older you / get braver. / Then he pauses and looks at me, Are you brave?"
Non-violence: "Justice before love, I'd say years later. What I meant was justice was love."
What the Woman Said: "I was watching me, and I was someone else who / looked like she was having a good time."
The Spell: "And she said, No Mom, tell me the whole thing. / And I said, ok. I feel a little sad. / And she said, Tell me the whole thing Mom. / And I said, ok Elise died."