Spring Poem to a Bosnian Poet


Fifth Estate # 344, Summer, 1994

I imagine you, your voice stopped by the speed with which the lives around you crumble. I imagine you wanting, trying to write, not about the blood stains at your door, not about the fragments of your family huddled in …

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Fifth Estate # 340, Autumn 1992

(written on the 500th anniversary of the European “discovery” of the Americas)

An Artistry of Dissent


Fifth Estate # 347, Spring, 1996

a review of Poetry Like Bread: Poets of the Political Imagination, edited by Martin Espada. Curbstone Press (Willimantic CT. 1994). 282 pages.