This poem, written in the wake of 9/11, is a striking read in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.
Thanks to Cynthia Wallace for bringing it to my attention!
This poem can be found in the collection of the same name:
The School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004
Paperback: Norton, 2006
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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com