Is An Anthology Of Poems In The Age Of Trump And Much Than Trump These Are Poems That Either Embody Or Express A Sense Of Empathy Or Outrage, Both Prior To And Following His Election, Since It Is Empathy The President Lacks And Outrage He Provokes There Is An Extraordinary Diversity Of Voices Here The Ninety Three Poets Featured Include Elizabeth Alexander, Julia Alvarez, Richard Blanco, Carolyn Forch , Aracelis Girmay, Donald Hall, Juan Felipe Herrera, Yusef Komunyakaa, Naomi Shihab Nye, Marge Piercy, [Martín Espada] ↠´ What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump [wilderness PDF] Ebook Epub Download À Robert Pinsky, Danez Smith, Patricia Smith, Brian Turner, Ocean Vuong, Bruce Weigl, And Eleanor Wilner They Speak Of Persecuted And Scapegoated Immigrants They Bear Witness To Violence Police Brutality Against African Americans, Mass Shootings In A School Or Synagogue, The Rage Inflicted On Women Everywhere They Testify To Poverty The Waitress Surviving On Leftovers At The Restaurant, The Battles Of A Teacher In A Shelter For Homeless Mothers, The Emergency Room Doctor Listening To The Heartbeats Of His Patients There Are Voices Of Labor, In The Factory And The Fields There Are Prophetic Voices, Imploring Us To Imagine The World We Will Leave Behind In Ruins Lest We Speak And Act However, This Is Not Merely A Collection Of Grievances The Poets Build Bridges One Poet Steps Up To Translate In Arabic At The Airport Another Walks Through The City And Sees Her Immigrant Past In The Immigrant Present Another Declaims A Musical Manifesto After The Hurricane That Devastated His Island Another Evokes A Demonstration In The Street, Shouting In An Ecstasy Of Defiance The Poets Take Back The Language, Resisting The Demagogic Corruption Of Words Themselves They Assert Our Common Humanity In The Face Of Dehumanization
A searing compendium of voices channeling the truths of our times This collection is a vital, multi generational and inclusive selection of great voices raised in the business of bearing witness and addressing events in real time. ☆ What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump ☆ Disclaimer I have two poems in this, but loved reading this anthology Loved the range in style and approach of all contributors, old and new I m grateful it s out in the world.
About The Author
Sandra Cisneros says Mart n Espada is the Pablo Neruda of North American authors Espada was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1957 He has published thirteen books in all as a poet, essayist, editor and translator His eighth collection of poems, The Republic of Poetry, was published by Norton in October, 2006 Of this new collection, Samuel Hazo writes Espada unites in these poems the fierce