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By Brian Clements,Alexandra Teague,Dean Rader,Gabrielle Giffords,Colum McCann

A robust name to finish American gun violence from celebrated poets and people such a lot impacted, including a foreword by way of Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly and an creation by means of Colum McCann, published at the 5th anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.

Focused intensively at the trouble of gun violence in the United States, this quantity brings jointly poems through dozens of our best-known poets, together with Billy Collins, Patricia Smith, Mark Doty, Rita Dove, Natalie Diaz, Martín Espada, Robert Hass, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ocean Vuong, Danez Smith, Brenda Hillman, Natasha Threthewey and Juan Felipe Herrera.

Each poem is by way of a reaction from a gun violence prevention activist, political determine, survivor, or involved person, together with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams, Senator Christopher Murphy, mothers call for motion founder Shannon Watts, survivors of the Columbine, Sandy Hook, Charleston Emmanuel AME, and Virginia Tech shootings, and Samaria Rice, mom of Tamir, and Lucy McBath, mom of Jordan Davis.

The result's a beautiful number of poems and prose that talk on to the center; a persuasive and relocating testomony to the pressing desire for gun control.

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