Poetry is what you findThe Guardian breaks this month's most talked-about poetry-related news item: Yale's Elizabeth Alexander will read at Barack Obama's inauguration.
in the dirt in the corner,
overhear on the bus, God
in the details, the only way
to get from here to there.
Poetry (and now my voice is rising)
is not all love, love, love,
and I'm sorry the dog died.
Poetry (here I hear myself loudest)
is the human voice,
and are we not of interest to each other?
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Posted by Gerry Canavan at 10:01 AM