Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari

Uprooted Sonnet for Wangari

Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away yesterday, but what did not pass away were the 40 million trees in Africa rooted…

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What are the colors of your neighborhood?

What are the colors of your neighborhood?

How many colors do you see in your neighborhood? In Chicago, no matter how many (unless you live in Rogers Park), Pilsen arguably has more……

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Feeling desTROY'd...

Feeling desTROY’d…

Today, I’m desTROY‘d. If you are too — even if only a bit — please check the Holla for Troy Davis, by the poet Kevin…

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Dear Future Peacemakers...

Dear Future Peacemakers…

Today, during the the Global Peace course, we recorded messages in a bottle, throwing our voices into the ocean of the future… The ones to…

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