“In his infamous 1976 poetic manifesto Ed Sanders proclaims: “Poetry, to go forward, in my view, has to begin a voyage into the description of historical reality.” In the face of ongoing broad negligence across Western society to heavily prevalent injustices inflicted upon refugees at international borders Sanders’s call further fuels the necessary refusal to have poetry talk only to its own concerns.”

Patrick Dunagan--Freshly Animate Investigative Poetry