Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? It’s mainly an American thing, but I still love the idea of having a whole month dedicated to celebrating poetry. 702 more words
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I know the bottom, she says. I know it with my great tap root:
It is what you fear.
I do not fear it: I have been there.
Favorites from Dinah Fried‘s book Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals.
“I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be shadow, the million moving shapes and cul-de-sacs of shadow. There was shadow in bureau drawers and closets and suitcases, and shadow under houses and trees and stones, and shadow at the back of people’s eyes and smiles, and shadow, miles and miles and miles of it, on the night side of the earth.” ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar