Tag Archives: Poetry
This week The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis featured a piece by writer and artist Wendy Brown-Báez on their blog which discusses the power of poetry as a means for peace. The author’s opening includes a mention of a shocking absurdity involving William Butler Yeats’ “The … Continue reading
NORMAL for Shara McCallum walk long enough with a pebble in your shoe and walking with a pebble becomes normal you no longer notice the discomfort the limp is just another thing to live with pain just another fact … Continue reading
For the Fifty (Who Formed PEACE With Their Bodies) In the green beginning, in the morning mist, they emerge from their chrysalis of clothes: peel off purses & cells, slacks & Gap sweats, turtle- necks & tanks, Tommy’s & Salvation … Continue reading
The Day Obama Decided The day Obama decided enough was enough and turned off his TV and slept well for the first time since 2007, and Nancy Pelosi decided enough was enough on a weekend in Vermont, when she threw … Continue reading
Suheir Hammad, poet, author and political activist, performs two spoken word pieces: “What I Will” and “break (clustered)”. TEDwomen, December 2010.
10 Years + Counting is proud to be collaborating with Split This Rock to present a series of featured contemporary poems that speak to the culture, crisis, and conscience of war. Split This Rock, based in Washington D.C., is a national network … Continue reading