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Redactions

Macri_Redactions_Whitman_2019.jpg“From the Latin Purpureus, Meaning ‘Crimson’ but Mistaken for ‘Purple'” addresses being first- and second-generation American in the latest issue of Redactions. Although this poem isn’t part of this issue’s tribute to Whitman’s 200th birthday, it navigates borders that Whitman used to love blurring. And someday I will leave this country again and not be afraid of border patrol when re-entering.