“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.
“Street Fight” is a Texas poet’s reflection on Hurricane Harvey’s assault and flooding.
“Fire and Fury” responds to the dangerous rhetoric between the U.S. President and North Korea.
“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.
“I Can’t Even Talk About It” expresses the world’s anguish about Assad’s brutal use of chemical warfare in Syria.
“Women and Children” was written in response to the global plight of families who are seeking immigration.