In response to the story of the young New Jersey girl who lost control of a submachine gun at a shooting range outside Las Vegas and killed her instructor, poet Gregory Orr shares his own personal story of killing his brother in a hunting accident.
Poet Daniel Johnson writes an article and poem in remembrance of his slain friend, journalist James Foley, who was killed in Syria in August.
I’ve come to think most posts only get major notices in the newspapers when they die.
Canadian, Blackfoot Nation poet, Zaccheus Jackson, dies in train accident. He was a prominent member of Vancouver's poetry slams.
NPR reports that outspoken Iranian poet, Simin Behbahani, called The Lioness of Iran, has died.