June 25, 2015 at 08:08AM on Facebook
There are a lot of bad protest poems out there. George Szirtes talks about what distinguishes the good ones.
Protest as Dance – English PEN
I'm the author of several books, including Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, Words on the Street: An Inaction Comic, and Odes to Tools, but my real work is at my literary blog Via Negativa. I'm the editor and publisher of Moving Poems, a webzine showcasing the best poetry videos on the web. More...