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February 14, 2020
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The poem I wrote for you

Talked to Adelina about Florbela Espanca (1894-1930) this morning, one of Portugal’s best known and loved poets. Her life was filled with torment and ‘she was little understood by contemporary critics, who characterized her style as “feminine” and “narcissistic,” usually … Continue reading

February 14, 2020
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coffee with adelina

with the lovely Adelina Azfar at Village Bakery & Cafe today. we don’t meet as often as we should, but when we do it’s always delightful and profound. can’t wait to see u and the girls in nyc inshallah.

February 11, 2020
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my cousin and i

my cousin akhzar and i, many years ago. so grateful that our families are still connected here in north america. it’s a blessing to have an older brother.

February 8, 2020
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brunch with sonia

delicious #lebanese brunch – including fabulous muhammara and kanafeh – at sonia’s house where i got to catch up with some wonderful friends ? thank u for this gorgeous treat sonia hadchity. #rochesterny