The language of poetry contemplates power, possibility, and language itself as a tool of progressive transformation.
Called for “a revelation in the heart rather than a confrontation or a call-to-arms or a defense” in considering what is needed for healing the divide
“Poetry, like all art, has a trinitarian function: creative, redemptive, and sanctifying."
When I’m sitting down to write a poem I’m not thinking of anyone. I’m not thinking about how it will be received. I’m not thinking it will make people happy or it will inspire them.
The language of poetry speaks to and for the heart. It is a language all mankind understands. The most complex and intricate thoughts can be expressed through the language of poetry.