About finding and sharing poetry with young people
Wow, an amazing poem and video! The photos have lingered in my mind since yesterday when I first watched it. Powerful!
Thanks! Emily will be thrilled to hear that. I agree, she did a lovely job taking this thoughtful poem and giving us images to help us consider it deeply.
This spoke to me as well. I grew up in El Paso and David Bowles’ poem captures so well the sense of border crossing. I remember my confusion and questions when — as a child — my family would go to Juarez and I would see firsthand the poverty and the stark contrast between my life and those of the children I saw.
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