They Feed They Lion

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Mon, 04/13/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

In honor of National Poetry Month, Patricia Kullberg discusses the 1968 poem, “They Feed They Lion,” by former US Poet Laureate, Philip Levine and what the poem might mean for us today as we grapple with the devastation of climate change and pandemic disease.

Aerial view of Ford Motor Co, Rouge Plant, Dearborn, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1965

Image from Hulton Archive / Getty Images / Universal Images Group

 

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