“Mr. Bone Saw” was written regarding the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
“Why We Didn’t” was prompted by the #MeToo movement, the Bill Cosby conviction and the Kavanaugh controversy.
“Blinded” was prompted by the Crisis in the White House.
“A Nation Grieves” is a collage of written and found poetry from eulogies for John McCain.
“Along a Ridge, Smoke” was prompted by this summer’s record heat and tragic wildfires in Western States.
Anne McCrady’s poem “No Sure Things” considers the heroic cave rescue of young boys in Thailand as a metaphor for the political state of affairs in the United States.
“Summit” was written in response to recent meetings between President Trump and international leaders.