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Patricia Smith, in 34, describes the rising waters and the victims they claim.

Hear This Hammer Ring

Poets are coming to Washington to hammer home a message and hammer out a new poetic vision for America in the world.

Interview with Martin Espada

Interview with Martin Espada

E. Ethelbert Miller talks with poet Martin Espada about the rainforest of Puerto Rico, the shantytowns of Nicaragua, and the poetry of Pablo Neruda.

Pens Not Swords

Pens Not Swords

Sarah Browning writes about how poets have used their distinctive voices to protest war, from the 5th century BC to the ongoing conflict in Iraq.