Latest by Michael Broder
For National Poetry Month, HIV Here & Now resumed their Poem-a-Day project. This poem is by Michael Broder.
HIV and AIDS are missing from the celebrations of poetry going on this National Poetry Month 2017. HIV Here & Now wants to change that.
For the month leading up to World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the HIV Here & Now Project is resuming their Poem-a-Day feature. A new poem every day by a different poet from Nov. 1 to Dec. 1, 2016. This eleventh poem is by Michael Broder.
"We create social and economic conditions that maximize opportunities for black Americans to get HIV (particularly young black gay men and transgender women)," Michael Broder writes. "Then we create criminal justice conditions that punish black lives...
After publishing one poem each day in the lead-up to the 35th anniversary of the recognition of AIDS, Michael Broder shares powerful pieces from the project.