The words left out

In the epigraph to The Essential June Jordantaken from her treatise Poetry for the People: A revolutionary blueprint (1995), Jordan, who died in 2003, describes poetry as “a political action undertaken for the … exorcism, and the lyrical invention, that telling the truth makes possible”. The subsequent selection of poems demonstrates her commitment to exposing … Read more

The Quote is the Thing! How the Words of Change series was inspired by quotes from some of the most inspirational speakers of our time, a guest post by the Words of Change editor

“The things that make us different, those are our superpowers—every day when you walk out the door and put on your imaginary cape and go out there and conquer the world because the world would not be as beautiful as it is if we weren’ t in it.”—LENA WAIHE *(c) 2021 by Coco Romack All … Read more