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It makes them inside

天は人の上に人を造らず人の下に人を造らず (Ten wa hito no ue ni hito wo tsukurazu hito to shita ni hito wo tsukurazu; “Heaven does not make people above people, does not make people below people”) Definition: All humans are born equal, and should not be … Continue reading

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Other Heavens

Other Heavens She shone for me like the sun, Bringing certain truths to a stretched-tight sky, Showing things according to her lights: The fire-freckles on rivers’ skins, The hues of crops arching high, The living, raging joy of fusion! She … Continue reading

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