April is National Poetry Month and this week’s topic for Top Ten Tuesday is open, so I thought I would share lines from some of my favorite poets.
Miller has written more than a novel; she has drawn a psychological sketch of a previously minor character in the mythological panoply.
This I saw on an April day / Warm rain spilt from a sun-lined cloud / A sky-flung wave of gold at evening ~James Hearst
Sometimes the best plane ticket we have is a good book. It’s certainly the most reliable time machine (so far). I love reading about far off places, especially ones I want to see for real, someday. Here are some of my favorite books that live in another place.
Ortberg embraces the matter-of-fact-despite-the-unreality writing style of folklore and fairy tales. Like an aquarium keeper, she points out the silliness of the imaginary world while her characters are trapped within it.