“Visitations after Baghdad” considers a poet’s role in reponding to the violence in Iraq after the recent ISIS attack on Sadr City.
“The Color of Bone” describes the scene of a Syrian hospital hit by cluster bombs.
“Close Call” offers an image to mirror the death-fatigue of hearing world news.
“Death by Ideology” was written in the wake of coordinated terrorist attacks by ISIS in Paris, France.
“Questioned” is written from the perspective of the mother of a young rape victim.
“Roadmap to Peace” is a cry for a new solution in the Middle East.
“Separate Entry” – A poem from the perspective of girls told to “sit and listen,” written for Women’s History Month