Poets Responding to SB 1070

It really is true, it seems more and more, that the emergence of “social media” changes everything from how we read and write to how we debate the issues and ideas of the day–and who has a voice Poets Responding to SB 1070in those debates. For poets, who should be accustomed to small audiences, the effect may be especially dramatic. Today, a personal blog, a Twitter or Facebook account, or the like, can lend new, previously unimaginable credence to Percy Shelley’s bold assertion that “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.” Thanks to a Facebook page called “Poets Responding to SB 1070” here’s my recent contribution to the immigration debate.

Advertisements

1 Comment

January 6, 2013 · 12:23 pm

One response to “Poets Responding to SB 1070

  1. James P. Casey

    It’s a Brave New World. If yah want on yah gotta grab the brass ring.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s