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[Poetry Friday] A Poem from “Ink Knows No Borders”

Poem of the Week: Dear America by Sholeh Wolpe, from "Ink Knows No Borders"

Fats here.

My Poetry Friday offering for today comes from a collection entitled, Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience. This collection includes 64 poems written by poets from all over the world. They share the experiences and struggles of immigrants and refugees, which are relevant to this day and age.

ISBN-13: 9781609809072

Thank you to Elizabeth Steinglass for hosting Poetry Friday this week!

Layout and design courtesy of Canva.

Another important poem from this collection that you should check out is Brian Bilston’s Refugees, which you can read online courtesy of National Poetry Day.

4 comments on “[Poetry Friday] A Poem from “Ink Knows No Borders”

  1. Linda Mitchell

    Oh, my….how gorgeous and true. And, considering today….sad. Thank you for sharing. I need this book.


  2. Very touching, Fats. What an ending! Thanks for sharing it.


  3. Beautiful and heart-breaking. I definitely want to add this book to my collection. Thanks for sharing this.


  4. Thanks for sharing this poignant and timely poetry collection, I look forward to reading more of it–and I like the art on the cover too!


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