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Poetry, Air Quality, & NM’s New Strategic Water Supply

By Laura Paskus December 5, 2023

For New Mexico Poet Laureate Lauren Camp, poetry is a…

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By Laura Paskus November 28, 2023

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“It really comes down to profits over people.”

By Laura Paskus November 21, 2023

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Poetry As a Way To ‘Build Empathy’

For New Mexico Poet Laureate Lauren Camp, poetry is a way to “build empathy.” In conversation with Our Land Senior Producer Laura Paskus, Camp talks about her new book and a project that brings “epic poetry” to communities across the state. She also reads from her new book, “Worn Smooth Between Devourings” and talks about why poetry matters, especially during times of crisis.