Posts Tagged: poetry
On the issue of torture, what goes around comes around.
Dayl Wise is a Vietnam veteran, a poet, and editor of two collections of veteran poetry. Kathryn Zickuhr asks him his views on war and literature.
The poet lets loose the dogs of war.
Patricia Smith, in 34, describes the rising waters and the victims they claim.
Poets are coming to Washington to hammer home a message and hammer out a new poetic vision for America in the world.
Read her poem Isn't It Enough?
Iranian poet Farideh Hassanzadeh talks about war, loss, and the politics of poetry.
E. Ethelbert Miller talks with poet Martin Espada about the rainforest of Puerto Rico, the shantytowns of Nicaragua, and the poetry of Pablo Neruda.
Sarah Browning writes about how poets have used their distinctive voices to protest war, from the 5th century BC to the ongoing conflict in Iraq.