The purpose of poetry

The purpose of poetry is to remind us   how difficult it is to remain just one person,   for our house is open, there are no keys in the doors,   and invisible guests come in and out at will. from Ars Poetica? BY CZESLAW MILOSZ

Things to Think

Things to Think Think in ways you’ve never thought beforeIf the phone rings, think of it as carrying a messageLarger than anything you’ve ever heard,Vaster than a hundred lines of Yeats. Think that someone may bring a bear to your door,Maybe wounded and deranged: or think that a mooseHas risen out of the lake, and…