Six minutes, so much loss. Four minutes of silence, so much heart.
Bullets into Bells Event at Boston Public Library Co-editors Brian Clements, Alexandra Teague and Dean Rader reflect on gun violence in America through poetry and the voice of victims of gun violence before an audience at the Boston Public Library. They are joined by poets Martín Espada, Jill McDonough, and Rebecca Morgan Frank, and Aimee Tavares, (National Organizing Director … More “Bullets into Bells” Event at Boston Public Library
Martín Espada: “Heal the Cracks in the Bell of the World” Martín Espada reads “Heal the Cracks in the Bell of the World” at the Sandy Hook Vigil, Newtown, CT. The poem is included in Bullets Into Bells.
Juan Felipe Herrera: Speak the People/The Spark/El Poema The Fresno State Chamber Singers, under the direction of Dr. Cari Earnhart, perform newly commissioned pieces created with Juan Felipe Herrera in celebration of his term as the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. The performance begins at 16:24.