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Like One: Poems for Boston
Like One is an anthology of humorous and uplifting poems created to raise money for The One Fund, the charity for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings. The book encompasses a diverse blend of poets from all over the U.S. with one common goal: building a better world. Poets created a book that would be used to heal the community and the country while raising money ...more
Paperback, 60 pages
Published 2013 by Chocolate Chili Publishing
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I'm not a big fan of poetry, which is why I find it amusing that two of my big picks for this month have a strong poetry component (the other being Ensler's book). Like One: Poems for Boston is a great anthology filled with contemporary and classic poets (e.g. Walt Whitman and Robert Frost) that celebrates togetherness. Editor, Deborah Finkelstein was inspired to edit this anthology in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings--not to put the focus on the tragedy, but to capture the unity ...more