QOTD: Share your favorite poem with us! What’s the name, the poet and the reason why that poem is your favorite?
So a friend of mine showed me a book of poetry today called Leaving Saturn by Major Jackson, and I remembered – it’s National Poetry Month! I haven’t been doing a very good job with keeping up with the time and date because at this point it feels like the days are all blended together what with the end of the semester, but I knew I couldn’t not blog about this–even if the post is short!
Now I’ve never been very good at writing poetry, but I sure love to read it! Poetry’s got fewer words than prose, yet can have so much meaning embedded within the lines. Some of my favorite poets have been: Edgar Allen Poe, Shel Silverstein, E.E. Cummings, Oscar Wilde and, of course, Emily Dickinson.
So here is some simple but sweet poetry for your thoughts:
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