In honor of today’s World Cup final, I am posting a photo I took of W.H. Auden’s poem “In Memory of W. B. Yeats” while in Rio last year.
I love the line that goes: “Poetry makes nothing happen.” It is, somehow, true. But then, somehow, it’s not.
Read Rio de Janeiro, Sept 2013
Rita Dove was named Poet Laureate of the United States in 1993
This is part two of four excerpts I will be posting
At the end of the day, I write this for myself. So