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Author of ’The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into...
Might it be, as my mother said to me on this ugly, sinful day,/ That the world is on its last go-round?/ Hijacked wild birds strip the sky of its innocent morning breath/Steel towers crumple like playing cards on an uneven metal table...
Poetry And Prayer On The 10th Anniversary Of 9/11
Poet; Author, 'Black Irish'
poems -- and indeed they are exquisite -- but I'm sorry the President wasn't able to keep God out of it. The names of the 3,000 dead would have been sermon and poem enough.
9/11 Anniversary Poetry: A Look At What The Politicians Read
A Poetic Meditation On Sept. 11
Professor of English at University of MIssouri and Founding Di...
On that morning, still stunned and having dismissed my also stunned American literature class at University of Missouri, I made my way to a familiar coffee house and set to work on the following poem.
The Poetry Of 9/11 And Its Aftermath
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