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Words Without Borders “stands as a monument to international collaboration and a shared belief in artistic possibility.” 
— 2018 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Citation
from the October 2005 issue

Like the Leaves

Forgetting
is like leaves.


Some fall
others are born.


They stop being leaves
only when the tree
stops being a tree.


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