Mary Karr Quote: “Poetry is for me Eucharistic. You…”

Poetry is for me Eucharistic. You take someone else’s suffering into your body, their passion comes into your body, and in doing that you commune, you take communion, you make a community with others.

Mary Karr


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Name: Mary Karr
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: January 16, 1955
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