As much of America freezes, reading works of poetry centered around hot weather can provide some respite.
Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer while defending a Palestinian home in Gaza in 2003. Today, for all the fierce division the Corrie family's recent civil suit against Israel rekindles, her story speaks more than ever to our interconnections.
Five short reviews of some of today's most popular books of verse
Poems from a poet grounded in history – his own and that of the world.