The Month for Poetry

Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of Marche hath perced to the roote And bathed every veyne in swich licour…. Than longen folk to goon on pilgrimages,  Geoffrey Chaucer, Prologue to the Canterbury Tales It all started in 1995 when the Academy of American Poets brought together a group of publishers, booksellers, librarians, literary organizations, poetsContinue reading “The Month for Poetry”

Happy Valentine’s Day

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night.  I miss you like hell.” Edna St. Vincent Millay Edna St. Vincent Millay always gives us a different perspective.   After all, Valentine’s Day should carry a little surprise.Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”

Edna St. Vincent Millay

“My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends – it gives a lovely light!” Edna St. Vincent Millay Several years ago, I placed poetry on the top of my reading list.  I wanted to experience the phrasing and dynamics beyond the words onContinue reading “Edna St. Vincent Millay”