Two books of poetry
On The Point, two poets talk with our host Mindy Todd about their recent work.
Too often in U.S. culture, and notably in faith communities, a culture of white supremacy is reinforced in damaging but unexamined ways. In her book The Darkness Divine: A Loving Challenge to my Faith. poet and Reverend Dr. Kristen Harper addresses the ways commonplace language, imagery and cultural touchstones can demean and dehumanize people of color.
Amarylis Douglas talks about her book The Fellowship of the Rain. Set amidst America’s uneven economic recovery, Amarylis Douglas provides a poetry of witness to the epidemic of homelessness.