“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.
“Semester Break” considers the plight of an international student because of President Trump’s travel ban.
“Watching Obama Say Goodbye” is a reflection on the poignant end of American progressives’ relationship with the president.
“New Day” considers the global zeitgeist on the morning that 2016 ends and 2017 begins, and how we might feel hopeful.