“Beaks & Bones” was written in memory of beloved Nature poet Mary Oliver.
“A Nation Grieves” is a collage of written and found poetry from eulogies for John McCain.
“Along a Ridge, Smoke” was prompted by this summer’s record heat and tragic wildfires in Western States.
Anne McCrady’s poem “No Sure Things” considers the heroic cave rescue of young boys in Thailand as a metaphor for the political state of affairs in the United States.
“December 31st, 11 PM” reflects on the waning holiday spirit and the coming New Year.
“What Used to Be” is written in the voice of a Puerto Rican, isolated by Hurricane Maria.
“Health. Care. Well. Being.” considers American moral health in light of the current U.S. healthcare bill.