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ENOUGH: An Ode to Protest – BEATS, March 2018

Editorial Staff Robert Eric Shoemaker, (Founding) Editor Natalie Earnhart, Editor Kristiane Weeks-Rogers, Marketing BEATS is a union of writers and poets writing from a place of urgency, fueling our work with activist poetics in public spaces. Originated at Naropa University’s... Continue Reading →

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BULLET

When in great pain, the body is not an agent but a vesicle; a storage unit for the public, waiting beyond the body, which sounds off as waves.   The bullet of the state, an entrance and the fissure deepening,... Continue Reading →

For the year 2018, there has been an average of 1 school shooting per week

For the year 2018, there has been an average of 1 school shooting per week-- which educational setting will be added to this image next week?

feel it

-Samantha Moore

Not You Haiku

Heavy fault lines Lifeless young bodies lifted Snow gales howl coldly   Lights strung illumine Death’s distracting point not you Buds grow brighter pink   -Jackie Henrion   “Not You” as a (homophonic) comment on the NRA’s refusal to acknowledge... Continue Reading →

They Were in Holocaust History Class 

To the students with the horror of the pogroms unfathomable rupture of flesh in their mind’s eye, devising essays   in the aura of learning   thinking how (only more ineffably) could this happen   & could it happen here?... Continue Reading →

March for Our Lives

A lyric poem to march by.   The youth of this nation marched across over 800 cities vocalizing frustration calling for the attention of our government to make a change for the betterment to wise up and rise up with... Continue Reading →

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