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“Pick a piece of wood floating in the river and follow it down the current with your glance, keeping the eyes constantly on it, without getting ahead of the current. This is the way poetry should be read: at the pace of a line.”~ Vera Pavlova, from “Heaven Is Not Verbose: A Notebook” (trans. Steven Seymour)
“Tonight I think no poetry will serve” ~ Adrienne Rich from poem of the same name One of my favorite poets died yesterday—ground-breaking feminist and anti-war poet and writer A…