“Taking a Knee, Taking a Stand” was written in response to the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed.
“Raise Your Hand If You Are Here” is dedicated to students who missed school due to COVID-19.
“Troubles” considers businesses opening despite threat of COVID19.
“Love in the Time of Covid” is written for couples balancing essential work with marital distancing.
“I Isolate” voices the anguish of self-isolating to avoid transmission of COVID19.
“I Cannot Say” was written on the first day of Spring during the COVID19 pandemic of 2020.
“An Old Story” is a reflection on the issue of children living in poverty.
“Except-tions” was written as evidence of our national collective insecurity and guilt.
“In Place” was written in response to distressing American and international political crises.
“Lord of the Flies” was written in response to Donald Trump’s 2019 actions.