If the material is personal, I change the names of the living: they can elect to claim their part or not. This is different from anything I did in the first book: the first book involved itself more with damage and this new book is more about reconciliation.
Part 2 of Bloom’s exclusive video interview with Spencer Reece and Dar Williams. Learn more about the Our Little Roses poetry and documentary project; and donate before the the end of the year!
Bloom sat down with Spencer and Dar—who first met thirty years ago at Wesleyan College—to talk about their friendship; the relationship between art, spirituality, and social engagement; blooming in their 40s; and the Our Little Roses project.
by Padre Spencer Reece
The dream—of having the girls write the poems of their stories for the world to hear—persisted. I believed a book of their poems accompanied by their drawings would help the world not forget about Honduras.