inspired by…

…so many poets, from so many eras.  but recently, i came to a realization that shattered my illusions about the poetry of the past. the classic poets i read as a child and young adult would not have been writing for someone like me.  keeping this in mind, every once in a while i am going to sift through the sands of literature to find one such poem and have a conversation with it.

you can see the first one here.

and the second one is here