Sunday, April 12, 2015

Thought for the Day

. . . One of the most significant things
I've always felt about poetry is that it's a vehicle
for touching each other. . . . 
~ Philip Levine

Quoted from Elianna Kan, "My Lost Poet", The Paris Review Daily, February 23, 2015

Philip Levine, 1928-2015, American Poet, United States Poet Laureate, Winner of 1995 Pulitzer Prize for A Simple Truth

Margalit Fox, "Philip Levine, a Poet of Grit, Sweat and Labor, Dies at 87", The New York Times, February 15, 2015

Mona Simpson, "Philip Levine, The Art of Poetry No. 39", Interview, The Paris Review, Summer 1988

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