Imagination Crisis

The next time you feel hopeless and full of despair about the future, reach for a poem.

A Fond Farewell to Dennis Brutus

Throughout his entire life, Dennis Brutus fought systems of exploitation and oppression. In one of his last interviews he discusses his past, the latest attempts of social movements to fight global oppression, and the role of the United States in the world.

Two Poems

Two Poems

When Democracy arrives, you best click your heels.

Poets for Peace

As the United States escalates the war in Afghanistan, poets speak out.

Poem: “River, Page”

Poem: “River, Page”

A river can be a lifeline for refugees, or it can be just another line of sorrow in a story.

Veterans and Poetry

Veterans and Poetry

Dayl Wise is a Vietnam veteran, a poet, and editor of two collections of veteran poetry. Kathryn Zickuhr asks him his views on war and literature.