a new sun is born is a short poem written by Hexillith on June 13th 2016 as a reaction to the previous day's mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. It is finished and hosted in blog format here . The blog should be read starting with the most recent post.

The poem contains allusions to Aristophanes' speech in Plato's Symposium , as well as to the New Testament, specifically Mark 9:44.

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