"We've lost a voice that is unafraid to speak truth to power, and that longs to do that," the award-winning poet tells Hedges.
Hawa Allan's verses breathe life into headlines about the travails Haitian migrants face as they cross from Brazil to Mexico and on to the U.S.
Michael E. Woods' moving verses provide a look at how Germany is handling the situation.
The “poetician, not politician” always seemed conscious of the Russian adage that a great writer is more than a writer—he is a second government (Yevtushenko is pictured here with Katrina vanden Heuvel) The “poetician, not politician” always seemed conscious of the Russian adage that a great writer is more than a writer—he is a second government).
The Russian poet, who died Saturday at 83, was at the forefront of the cult of poetry that swept the Soviet Union in the decades after Joseph Stalin's death.
The meeting aimed to fire up activists in advance of a protest scheduled to coincide with President Trump’s 100th day in office.
Tamiko Beyer's poem serves as a painful reminder of how "horde white-hot power" causes "rage that liquefies/ our hearts, whole communities."