“Tough Guy” reflects on Vladimir Putin’s role in the international reponse to Syria.
“Treasure” honors the death of a heroic archaeologist in Syria.
“Open” considers the history of the port of Mariel, Cuba.
“Laudato Si” is a psalm written in response to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment with a title from a song by St. Francis
“Collapsed” – A poem offering a street scene in Nepal after the massive April, 2015 earthquake.
“No Laughing Matter” – a description of the origins and madness of Holy Wars
“What Are the Odds” – a consideration of flight, fear and faith