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Library Events & Outreach, 2020-2021

Words Changing Worlds: Activist Poetry

Friday, February 26, 2:00- 4:00pm - Poetry Corner: Words Changing Worlds: Activist Poetry

The Poetry Corner presented "Words Changing Worlds" LIVE, via Zoom. Student Poetry Club president Hilary Mejia Cruz and Skyline College English department faculty lead the afternoon's discussion. This session was inspired by Amanda Gorman's inaugural poem, "The Hill We Climb."


A selection of poems shared by participants on Feb. 26:

Aileen Cassinetto, "This Faith We Sing" 

Hilary Cruz Mejia, "Our silent pain"

Brazilian poet Vinícius de Moraes’ “Sonnet on Infidelity”

Rob Williams...[name of poem] From Everywhere, a Little: A Migration Anthology (coming soon!)

Minal Hajratwala,  Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents [complete reference]