Daily Archives: February 18, 2013

I am a poetry hog

It’s true.

I have spent much of my life immersed in poetry.

I have had a long and wonderful affair with Chinese poetry of the T’ang dynasty. I studied Chinese in college primarily to learn to read my favorite poems in their original form. I parlayed that and my study of Japanese poetry into a B.A. in Arts and Letters. I also have particular favorites among American and English poets. And, if you are a regular, you know that I am absolutely nuts for Sufi poets like Rumi, Kabir and most especially, the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore.

I’m just sayin. If you want to see something really cool I recommend-

http://leroywatson4.wordpress.com/tag/poetry/

may all be sweet

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