“Heat” was written in the midst of record-setting temperatures woldwide, as the Amazon was on fire, in the wake of U.S. mass shooting and as President Trump was firebombing the world economy.
“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.
“Storm Surge” was written by Anne McCrady in response to the timing of Hurricane Andrew and news from the U.S. presidential campaign.
“After the Storm” describes the scene after tornadoes ravaged small towns in Texas and the Midwest.
“What Are the Odds” – a consideration of flight, fear and faith