“New Day” considers the global zeitgeist on the morning that 2016 ends and 2017 begins, and how we might feel hopeful.
“What Next” expresses the shock of the U.S. Elections result, especially for women.
“Storm Surge” was written by Anne McCrady in response to the timing of Hurricane Andrew and news from the U.S. presidential campaign.
“This Choice” reflects on the generational significance of the U.S. Presidential election.
“Dust on the Tongue” begs the question, When Will We Stop the Tragedy of Aleppo?
“The Drop of Honey” offers an allegory for what has preceded the angry divisions between American citizens.
“What I Tell Children” considers the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Elie Wiesel.
“Pulse, 2016” honors those slain in Orlando in a mass shooting.
“All Grown Up” considers how world leaders act like school yard bullies.
“Visitations after Baghdad” considers a poet’s role in reponding to the violence in Iraq after the recent ISIS attack on Sadr City.