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Why Poetry – Now More Than Ever #NPM2016

Why Poetry – Now More Than Ever? It’s National Poetry Month…for a few more days anyway! For poets like me, it’s always national poetry month…week, day…year! I always think about poetry and how it fits into my life, how I hope it fits into yours, dear readers. The truth is that it took me quite… Continue reading Why Poetry – Now More Than Ever #NPM2016

On Writing · Poetry

Power of Poetry and Rest – Hafiz

"Just sit there right now Don't do a thing Just rest. For your separating from God, From love, Is the hardest work In this World. Let me bring you trays of food And something That you like to Drink. You can use my soft words As a cushion For your Head." (The Gift, pg. 183)… Continue reading Power of Poetry and Rest – Hafiz