An organization I love and admire, Split This Rock (poems of provocation and witness) published my poem, Loving the Enemy in their Poem of the Week series.
Wow! "I have never seen anything like Caits Meissner’s first solo collection: Let It Die Hungry. Brave. Eclectic. Essential. Especially in this day and age when the rats in power are filling the swamp with evil droppings. Let It Die Hungry is a manifesto, a manual, a survivor’s message-in-a-bottle and a battle-cry." Read in full here.
A few years ago, Jon Sands, Samantha Thornhill and I, as a project of Pop Up Poets, interviewed a handful of Brooklynites about (extra)ordinary moments of kindness they'd had bestowed upon them, or bestowed upon others, and invited poets to respond. Watch what happened through this moving process here.
How exciting to be honored with The Teacher-Writer Award from the English Department at City College for what I love to do!