Poetry

Imagine the Angels of Bread

A poem by Martín Espada This is the year that squatters evict landlords, gazing like admirals from the rail of the roofdeck or levitating hands in praise of steam in the shower; this is the year that shawled refugees deport … Continue reading

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An Anniversary and a Prayer

On Sunday, October 20, Unbound celebrated it’s 2nd birthday. We’ve come a long way in these last two years and want to thank all of you who have contributed to the work of Unbound as authors, subscribers, readers, and relentless … Continue reading

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Leading Us Along The Best and Straightest Paths

Last year Unbound featured Rhymes & Reasons’s interview with Jasson Perez, a rapper and union organizer in Chicago. Jasson spoke movingly of his early struggles, his family, social justice, and the hip-hop songs that matter to him most. See Edward … Continue reading

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Mark Koenig

Courage: A Poem for Nonviolent Witness

Inspired, on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, by the Palestinians, Israelis, and internationals who worked nonviolently to protect the village and olive trees of Budrus, and by all who use nonviolence to witness for justice, wholeness, and … Continue reading

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