Archive for the ‘Audre Lorde’ Category

Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
dark forest

We can train ourselves to respect our feelings and to transpose them into a language so they can be shared. And where that language does not yet exist, it is our poetry which helps to…

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Poetry is the way we help give name to the nameless so it can be thought.

Saturday, February 19th, 2011
tree reflected in water

…poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into…

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