Poetry as Insurgent Art

Poetry is more than painting sunlight on the side of a house.

                                                             ~ Ferlinghetti

 

Advertisements

2 responses to “Poetry as Insurgent Art

  1. Perhaps then, poetry is also more than the choreographed dance that people so carefully step to, trying to find if the other is worthy of spending more than a short few moments with, while sipping caffeinated beverages punctuated with “ino”.

  2. Lannie Brockstein

    LULLABY

    Someone weeps
    In the April night’s
    Sad quietude;
    Someone weeps
    For his exiled life’s
    Long lassitude.
    Someone weeps
    For his sorrow’s smart;
    My heart it is, my heart…

    ~ Émile Nelligan (translated by P. F. Widdows).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s