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Interview with Naomi Shihab Nye

[caption id="attachment_369" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Naomi Shihab Nye. BOA Poet."]Naomi Shihab Nye. BOA Poet.[/caption] "Well, we need to keep extending imaginations, pressing, repeating, invoking, suggesting what other realities might exist, instead of the nightmares of war and hatred and conflict." Naomi Shihab Nye's above response during an interview with Cerise Press is as good a summation of her poetics as I've ever heard. The interview digs into the intersection - and possibilities - of the intersection between art and politics (by which I mean: peace). Read the interview here [Cerise Press Interview with Naomi Shihab Nye]

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