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Poetry As a Way To ‘Build Empathy’

12.1.23 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. 

Correspondent: Laura Paskus 

Guest: Lauren Camp, New Mexico Poet Laureate    

For More Information: 

Lauren Camp Website 

Imagine Nature coloring and activity book – New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs