More poetry links for y'all:
Finding joy in suffering (a requisite Elizabeth Gilbert link).
A collection of poetry slam videos (for those who would rather watch and listen than read).
"...there’s a tendency to believe that a poem is “true”—whatever that means to the reader—instead of seeing it as framed language or storytelling."
Yesterday's poem of the day was a goodie.
Even the Obamas celebrated National Poetry Month, with a reading by Elizabeth Alexander today.