Posts Tagged: poetry
A poem for the mother of a young man killed by a bomb in Israel.
What lies beneath the rare earth metals that the world so covets?
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
Politicians wage war, rages the poet, but they don't pay the price.
Global warming comes on the wings of grasshoppers.
Gaza is for resilience, writes the poet, Gaza is for people thicker than stone.
The first to recognize literature's power are the tyrants themselves.
Al-Mutanabbi Street was once the center of literary life in Baghdad. A new project brings the street back to life.
A poet reaches out to Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
In Mun Dok-su's epic poem, a postman travels through the history of war to deliver an important message to humanity.