“a good poem corrals the mind of the reader, but leaves the gate open” – found on the Internet
Reading: It Was A November Of Bitter Rain And Snow Blackened By Use
Today I read a poem by the Lebanese poet (and former miss Beirut) Venus Khoury-Ghata in the English translation by
Reading: Words by Dana Gioia
Dana Gioia (b. 1950) is an American poet and writer. I found her theoretical poem about Words for a friend with whom I have an ongoing conversation about language and the other of language. Words The world does not need words. It articulates itself in sunlight, leaves, and shadows. The stones on the path are no less ...
Reading: Notes For The Legend Of Salad Woman by Michael Ondaatje
Michael Ondaatje (b. 1943) is a famous Canadian writer who was born in Sri-Lankan and moved to Canada when he was 18. He is well known for his novel The English Patient. I read a vegan poem here because I like its premise: Notes For The Legend Of Salad Woman Since my wife was born ...