However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can’t be much to it.
The soul is neither inside nor outside the body; neither proximate to nor separate from it.
Be not entangled in this world of days and nights; Thou hast another time and space as well.
RFK was a compelling figure because he was willing to challenge his audiences, and in turn connect with them in a unique way. Kennedy showed that our values define us and can inspire others to believe in the possibility of change and a better society.
I wish the word whimsical wasn’t used now.
I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon.
Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment, is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge.
If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there – not because you’ve done a comedy performance but because you’re talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul.
Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys.