Tuesday, March 21, 2017

World Poetry-Day

The Farmington Libraries are celebrating World Poetry Day quietly; a day to thoughtfully speak softly. A day to remember “You Are Your Words”; where the gift of the poet lies in the careful parsing and painful restructuring of words, as each sentence is important.  Therefore, when you care enough about the person you are directly speaking with to realize how each thought must struggle to become a sentence, and each sentence presents a picture revealing your innermost thoughts and how you are perceived. Quality is therefore, the key to speech and language is the vent for intentionally soothing, rapturing or devastating others…

Listen to Walt Whitman's Song of Myself.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IE17z3NvXo