Poetry discovers, protects and celebrates the deepest values of the heart; it gives a voice to the voiceless and brings the outcast home.
It expresses not only actual reality but also possible reality. When we write of loneliness, even of despair, we discover that there is in language itself a kind of resilience — a surging, hopeful energy that is redemptive and reassuring.
ithaca after c p cavafy
for Panos and Haris Hartiotis just before setting out for ithacalook to make it a long voyageeventful and useful too the laestrygonians and the cyclopsangry…Read More
the angel of history
after walter benjamin on a painting by paul klee see his angel of historywith wings out-spreadturn to face the pastand stare open-mouthedat the single catastrophe…Read More