“Dreaming in Mariupol” imagines the dream of a Ukrainian trapped in the rubble of the city.
“Siege” was written during the icy days of Putin’s Russian military invasion of Ukraine.
“Back Channel” considers the affinity between Presidents Trump and Putin.
“Writing in the Time of Trump” expresses the role of writers and poets during socio-political controversies.
“Dust on the Tongue” begs the question, When Will We Stop the Tragedy of Aleppo?
“All Grown Up” considers how world leaders act like school yard bullies.
“The Color of Bone” describes the scene of a Syrian hospital hit by cluster bombs.
“Tough Guy” reflects on Vladimir Putin’s role in the international reponse to Syria.