Thanks to Tricia @ The Miss Rumphius Effect for hosting Poetry Friday today.
I have catching up to do. These are the Veteran Day cards that were sent off to Applebees and the Veteran’s Hospital for November 11.
This is Allan Barger who served in World War II. He is the 90+ father of my dear friend and colleague, Shirley Grabner.
And now for a poem. Today’s offering is in light of the world events this past week. Heartsick doesn’t even begin to express how I feel. I found this at The Poetry Foundation. Wow! The language and the white space.
Denise Levertov, “Making Peace” from Breathing the Water. Copyright © 1987 by Denise Levertov. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corporation.
Source: Breathing the Water (New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1987)
“might pulse then,
stanza by stanza into the world” — ! This is a keeper, Jone. I’m saving it in my e-poetry journal. Thanks!
My disaster imagination has certainly had an easy time of it this week, Jone. Thanks for posting this poem as an antidote.