“Still, there are times I am bewildered by each mile I have traveled, each meal I have eaten, each person I have known, each room in which I have slept. As ordinary as it all appears, there are times when it is beyond my imagination.” -Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies

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Simon the Cyrenian Speaks by Countee Cullen

He never spoke a word to me, And yet He called my name; He never gave a sign to me, And yet I knew and came.  At first I said, "I will not bear His cross upon my back; He only seeks to place it there Because my skin is black." But He was dying … Continue reading Simon the Cyrenian Speaks by Countee Cullen