By Brian Clements,Alexandra Teague,Dean Rader,Gabrielle Giffords,Colum McCann
Focused intensively at the hindrance of gun violence in the US, this quantity brings jointly poems via dozens of our best-known poets, together with Billy Collins, Patricia Smith, Mark Doty, Rita Dove, Natalie Diaz, Martín Espada, Robert Hass, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ocean Vuong, Danez Smith, Brenda Hillman, Natasha Threthewey and Juan Felipe Herrera.
Each poem is via a reaction from a gun violence prevention activist, political determine, survivor, or involved person, together with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams, Senator Christopher Murphy, mothers call for motion founder Shannon Watts, survivors of the Columbine, Sandy Hook, Charleston Emmanuel AME, and Virginia Tech shootings, and Samaria Rice, mom of Tamir, and Lucy McBath, mom of Jordan Davis.
The result's a gorgeous number of poems and prose that talk on to the center; a persuasive and relocating testomony to the pressing want for gun control.
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Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence by Brian Clements,Alexandra Teague,Dean Rader,Gabrielle Giffords,Colum McCann