I’ve been out of the Poetry Friday loop for a month or so, and now I want back in. So I apologize if lots of people have already happened upon and celebrated this poem & video from Poetry Foundation. I think it’s worth looking at over and over, in any case.
This poem gives me the chills. It’s one of those really special ones that conveys exactly something I’ve felt before, in an almost spookily apt way:
Lines for Winter – by Mark Strand
For the rest of the poem, click here, and then you must take a look at the video reading by actress Mary Louise Parker. Gorgeous.