Anthropology / Everything Human

Blinded

Poetry

  • Blinded

    A SAPIENS poetry contest winner peers through imagination’s angled lens to consider a city that is both visible—and invisible.

  • Ochirbatyn Dashbalbar

    Grass Trilogy

    Three poems by Mongolian author Ochirbatyn Dashbalbar, translated by a poet-anthropologist, offer timeless celebrations of life on Earth.

  • grass trilogy

    Introduction to Grass Trilogy

    SAPIENS celebrates Earth Day 2020 with a poet-anthropologist’s translations of three rapturous poems by Mongolian author Ochirbatyn Dashbalbar.

  • Line of Control

    i. will. cross.

    In a SAPIENS contest-winning poem by a Kashmiri anthropologist, the threats posed by crossing the Line of Control, a highly militarized de facto border, are faced down by a lover of freedom.

  • Sámi reindeer herders

    Yoik

    Like smoky spirals, two cultures weave together in a SAPIENS contest-winning poem by an anthropologist who worked with Sámi reindeer herders in the Arctic Circle.