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If you’ve experienced the power of a word, you’ve experienced the power of poetry. If you’ve thrilled to discover a new connection, you’ve experienced the power of poetry. Poetry is the power of language in concentrated form. A poem suggests more than its words say through the power of connections. A rush of meaning overspills […]Continue Reading
The first step towards falling in love, of course, is the cultivation of friendship. And so I have to convince my students that poetry—and the poets who write them—are friends worth getting to know.Continue Reading
Lately, I’ve been writing hard, more professionally than years past, which means also a bit more mechanically. Some words are needed, so I crank them out. GoodWordEditing is one of my few places where I can still play. Play is so important. I’ve thought of posts I could write this week: about the 22-30 rule […]Continue Reading