Open Letter to White Poets

Poets, what is an artist’s responsibility to the political moment? Poet Danez Smith raises that issue here. http://donshare.blogspot.com/2014/11/open-letter-to-white-poets-from-danez.html
Read his powerful, succinct poem “juxtaposing the black boy & bullet” here: http://blogthisrock.blogspot.com/2014/01/poem-of-week-danez-smith.html
#DanezSmith #Ferguson #poetry

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Danez Smith, from Split This Rock

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Submit to Press 1

Poetdelphians, Elizabeth Thorpe (editor of Press 1) is currently accepting submissions (fiction, poetry, lyrics).

Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets

Editor-in-chief Beth Thorpe is accepting submissions to Press 1.

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