“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.
“Summit” was written in response to recent meetings between President Trump and international leaders.
“Father’s Day” was written in response to refugee families being separated along the U.S. southern border.
“December 31st, 11 PM” reflects on the waning holiday spirit and the coming New Year.
“Back Channel” considers the affinity between Presidents Trump and Putin.
“What Used to Be” is written in the voice of a Puerto Rican, isolated by Hurricane Maria.
“Blurted” explores the impulse to make inappropriate comments in public, as President Trump has repeatedly done.
“Health. Care. Well. Being.” considers American moral health in light of the current U.S. healthcare bill.
“Writing in the Time of Trump” expresses the role of writers and poets during socio-political controversies.