Action by: Heather Bourbeau
Date(s) - 01/31/2017
ACTION: READ THIS POEM BY HEATHER BOURBEAU
AFTER THE BURN
We were not uninformed.
They sent missives through short form
for short attentions,
And still we did not listen.
Continue reading After the Burn on our Medium page, available on 1/31/17.
Heather Bourbeau’s fiction and poetry have been published in 100 Word Story, Cleaver, Duende, Eleven Eleven, Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Chalkboard, Open City, and The Stockholm Review of Literature. Her journalism has appeared in The Economist, The Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, and Foreign Policy. She was a contributing writer to Not On Our Watch: A Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond with Don Cheadle and John Prendergast. She has worked with various UN agencies, including the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia and UNICEF Somalia.