by Jack Gilbert
Imagine if suffering were real.
Imagine if those old people were afraid of death.
What if the midget or the girl with one arm
really felt pain? Imagine how impossible it would be
to live if some people were
alone and afraid all their lives.
April is National Poetry Month.
Last year we had a number of people kind enough to read a favorite poem of theirs on camera, and we even had our friend and poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi pick so of her poets to watch (rtsnance
If you are in Los Angeles or on the West Coast of Florida and would like to participate in this year's videos, drop us a line (firstname.lastname@example.org) or send us a message on our Facebook page.
If you have a video you made yourself of your reading, send us the link (vimeo or youtube work great) and we'll see about including it during our month of poetry postings!