Poets Stand Up

Poets Stand Up

On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can’t be read inside those countries.

The Undocumented Poet

The Undocumented Poet

A fellow UCLA DREAMer joins our special screening of Nostalgia for the Light this Thursday.

Vendetta, May 2006

Vendetta, May 2006

Politicians wage war, rages the poet, but they don’t pay the price.

Two Poems on Gaza

Gaza is for resilience, writes the poet, Gaza is for people thicker than stone.

Review: The Postman

Review: The Postman

In Mun Dok-su’s epic poem, a postman travels through the history of war to deliver an important message to humanity.

Normal

We have become inured to war.

Rubber Dollie

A poem about the theater of cruelty that was Abu Ghraib.

The Day Obama Decided

Margit Berman’s poem about the day the president decided to end the wars.