This writer's poetry prompts are inviting thousands to put words to complex emotions
Joseph Fasano is a novelist, poet and professor of writing at Manhattanville College. He gets thousands of emails daily from people all over the world. Those people — many of them children — want him to read and share the poems they wrote using his prompts. “There’s something about this moment…there’s this tremendous reservoir of material and words and feelings and emotions that is now ready to come out," he told Day 6. He shared with us some of the powerful poetry children have written.