Times Books recently announced that it will publish a book of socially conscious poetry by former President Jimmy Carter. Former brat-pack movie star Ally Sheedy has already published a book of socially conscious poetry. Two notable Americans. Two poems. Question: Whose is whose?
"It Can Fool the Sun"
Some people never say, "Let's go home,"
not having one, except a plastic sheet;
when cold, they try to find a warm air grate;
an empty doorway's better than the street
and two share one refrigerator crate.
"Inspired by an Article on Child Abuse"
She has no idea how a child should act...