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Incendiary Art

Emmett Till—Choose Your Own Adventure

by Patricia Smith | Feb 13, 2019 | Culture, Poetry

This month we begin a year of featuring dynamic American poets whose work often focuses on politics, race, injustice, fascism, war, and human rights, reminding us, as poet Ellen Hinsey asserts, that, “No individual poem can stop a war—that’s what diplomacy is supposed to do. But poetry is an independent ambassador for conscience: it answers […]

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