IMG_2649Right off the bat, I should come clean with the fact that I love the slim volumes–there’s something so elegant about them. I read different poets for different reasons. I love Carl Phillips and Mary Oliver, to speak of two extremes. Rather than fiction or nonfiction, I read poetry

  • to be reminded how few words it takes
  • for the mood
  • to be unsettled
  • to start the day (not always)
  • to start my writing day (not always)
  • to be reminded to appreciate

Do you read poetry too?


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