Daily Archives: March 29, 2017

Dante’s Paradise: Canto 22 Retelling — Saturn — Saint Benedict

Chapter 22: Saturn — Saint Benedict Shocked by the cry of the souls, Dante turned toward Beatrice the way a little boy runs to his mother when he is startled. Beatrice calmed Dante just like a mother would calm a … Continue reading

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“If you burned every poem on the planet and you wiped every poem from every human mind, you would have poetry again by tomorrow afternoon.” — Don Paterson

RECOMMENDED READING Garrison Keillor: The Secret Delight of Poetry (Washington Post) Poets get the girl. Football heroes get concussions or need hip replacements. My classmates who played football are walking with canes and moaning when they sit down, and they … Continue reading

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