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Poems for After the Election

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November 10, 2016

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Poetry Roundups
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In a conversation about the poet's role in American culture, Naomi Shihab Nye says, “I love the deep attribute of poetry to pause, to look, to listen, to respect, to pay attention to variety, and learn something new.” After the presidential election on November 8, 2016, we asked our readers about the poems they have been reading to pause and pay attention during this historic moment. Here are some of the poems they shared.


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