Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

Your life is only possible because of his ability
to have walked through this country on fire
without turning into ash.

Source: Clint Smith, “Roots” (in Above Ground: Poems)

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