Patricia Horn O'Brien

Read these poetry postcards from immigrants, refugees and others touched by migration by Elizabeth Flock

March 31, 2017

 

When a group of poetry organizations met in 2015 to talk about collaborating around a shared theme — migration — they didn’t know how timely their effort would be. But “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration,” a project that launched this month with 25 poetry organization in 15 cities, has since resonated in ways the groups didn’t anticipate, with hundreds writing in and tens of thousands reading the poems online.

 

“I think people naturally come to poetry in times of crisis and confusion,” said Jen Benka, head of the American Academy of Poets, which organized the effort. “But for this project we took the poetry to them"........ 
 

For more - Go to Site...

Or Follow:   #WeComeFromEverything 

 

“I think people naturally come to poetry in times of crisis and confusion,” said Jen Benka, head of the American Academy of Poets, which organized the effort. “But for this project we took the poetry to them"........ 

For more -  Go to Site...

Or Follow:  #WeComeFromEverything

 

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