SNAPS

City confounds some of its workers as it sweeps an encampment early

Police, outreach workers and the homeless residents of an encampment that had been targeted for resolution in a city-sanctioned process that was already underway were surprised when cleaning crews descended on the encampment at the crack of dawn on Thursday and, without warning, ordered its inhabitants to pack up and move. The 30 or so residents of the encampment  –...

SNAP: Flowers in His Heart

Whenever I pass a man with flowers, but especially so on Valentine’s Day, it reminds me of this poem by Xpetra Ernándes “Witchcraft for Attracting a Man” I want him to come with flowers in his heart. With all his heart, I want him to talk to my body. I want his blood to ache for me when he sees...