Goodbye, National Poetry Month!

April 30, 2015

Time sure flies when you’re having fun.  It’s hard to believe another National Poetry Month is already drawing to a close, but for one last hurrah, don’t miss this great mini-film adaptation of W.S. Merwin’s poem “Antique Sound.”  Enjoy, and make sure to keep coming back to Off the Shelf for Poetry 365 – a great way to scratch your poetry itch all year long.

National Poetry Month: April 12th

April 12, 2010

The Different Stars by W.S. Merwin

I could never have come to the present without you
remember that
from whatever stage we may again
watch it appear

with its lines clear
having gone from there

so that we may well wonder
looking back on us here what tormented us
what great difficulty invisible
in a time that by then looks simple
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