“Along a Ridge, Smoke” was prompted by this summer’s record heat and tragic wildfires in Western States.
“What Used to Be” is written in the voice of a Puerto Rican, isolated by Hurricane Maria.
“Street Fight” is a Texas poet’s reflection on Hurricane Harvey’s assault and flooding.
“Evergreen” celebrates the discovery of a 140 million-year-old pine twig in Nova Scotia.
“The Deadliest Creature” reflects on an item in Time magazine’s 2015 Answers Issue.
“Laudato Si” is a psalm written in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment with a title from a song by St. Francis
“Collapsed” – A poem offering a street scene in Nepal after the massive April, 2015 earthquake.