“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.
“Semester Break” considers the plight of an international student because of President Trump’s travel ban.
“New Day” considers the global zeitgeist on the morning that 2016 ends and 2017 begins, and how we might feel hopeful.
“Storm Surge” was written by Anne McCrady in response to the timing of Hurricane Andrew and news from the U.S. presidential campaign.