What do I hope my work accomplishes?

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Women with Cow Diagram

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In this photograph from the National Photo Company Collection at the Library of Congress, five women gaze at (or away from) a diagram of a cow as another woman gestures to the…

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Say Yes Quickly

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Reading

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Mowlana Jalaluddin Rumi was born in 1207, the turbulent era of the Crusades, in what is now Afghanistan. Known simply as Rumi in the English-speaking world, he was a renowned…

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Sunrise

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Reading

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"Sunrise," originally published in Oliver's 1986 collection Dream Work and republished in her 1992 collection New and Selected Poems Volume One, explores how and why we do the work we do.…

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The Eleventh

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Reading

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Published in 1918, “The Eleventh” was written by French novelist, editor, and journalist, Henri Barbusse about the arbitrary nature of philanthropy and giving. The narrator of Barbusse's story, a young…