April 1, 2007

Poetry Month

April is celebrated (not by all!) as National Poetry Month since the Academy of American Poets started

My myriad interests and lack of focus will prevent a poem-a-day feature that many sites are hosting for the month, but here is a quote that signifies the importance of poetry in my life.

Poetry exists not to simplify our sense of life and death but to absorb its complexities and mixed tones. - W. S. Di Piero

No comments:

Jump in, Dry off and Walk on

Eileen Myles in an interview says : The little living human is framed, continually, by opposites. One of the ways we experience this is ...