This poem, by Xico González, was written to acknowledge the original dreamers; the parents and older siblings of the individuals that qualify for the DREAM Act. Illustration by Sacramento Immigration Alliance.
Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, "Dear Matafele Peinem"
On 23 September 2014, 26 year old poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, from the Marshall Islands, addressed the Opening Ceremony of the UN Secretary-General's Climate Summit.
Poem by Dave Warren. Photo: Yves Marchand, Romain Meffre. ...I was also a cynical shadow caught on the wall, where the poets shadows played, I doubted that the poets would make the world's dreams anew and maybe better this time....