Templates, Appreciation Truths, The Faces, Poems Together, Lyrics Poems, Myth Quotes, Poetry, Education, Gregory Orr
W. H. Auden at the Poetry Center, 1966. Photo: Diane Dorr-Dorynek, courtesy of 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center
"It is both by poetry and through poetry, by music and through music, that the soul dimly descries the splendours beyond the tomb; and when an exquisite poem brings tears to our eyes, those tears are not a proof of overabundant joy: they bear witness rather to an impatient melancholy, a clamant demand by our nerves, our nature, exiled in imperfection, which would fain enter into immediate possession, while still on this earth, of a revealed paradise.”-Baudelaire
Her works include novels, plays, stories, libretti and poems written in a highly idiosyncratic, playful, repetitive, and humorous style. about her childhood home in Oakland, "There is no there there"; and "The change of color is likely and a difference a very little difference is prepared. Sugar is not a vegetable."
April is National Poetry month. Come check out the poetry display in the Library Lobby done by Librarian, Judith Alsdorf, featuring Lynn’s own poet, Yanatha Desouvre.