A late elementary school (middle grades and up) exercise for writing a peace poem.
Originally posted on Jamie Dedes' THE POET BY DAY Webzine:
“Pithy and powerful, poetry is a popular art form at protests and rallies. From the civil rights and women’s liberation movements to Black Lives Matter, poetry is commanding enough to gather crowds in a city square and compact…
Two examples of socially-engaged poets from the first half of the Twentieth Century—W B Yeats and John Cornford.
Two poems by Michael Rothenberg and Mitko Gogov, friends of Michael Dickel from 100TPC.