Sunday, April 10, 2016

What poems can do …

… On Poetry: Poetry month inspires us to wake up our universal selves | Local News | (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

Poems demand that we slow down and become deeply aware of words. And aren’t words how we shape our reality? The more nuanced words we own, the more we see how nuanced, how complex, the world is. There are mixed emotions, conflicting loyalties. Ultimately, things are not black or white, Democrat or Republican, good or evil.

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