I'm grateful that you joined me for this celebration of poems for national poetry month!
For me, poetry is about expansion. It's about expanding your connection to yourself...to the world...to others. It's about expanding your emotional range, your emotional depth. It's about expansiveness in your own consciousness and seeing things in a way that you would not necessarily have looked at them before reading or hearing a poem. Expanding the imagination so it becomes a territory you regularly inhabit.
Joyful, darling Martha Clark Scala invites this expansion in her poem, "Advice to Myself in These Found Lines."
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