Sunday, May 27, 2012

Thought for the Day

. . . If I defer the grief I will diminish the gift. . . .
~ Poet Eavan Boland, from "The Pomegranate"

Eavan Boland Profiles at Academy of American Poets, The Poetry Foundation, Stanford University

Eavan Boland reads "The Wife's Lament" at Poems Out Loud

Jeffrey Brown, "Conversation with Eavan Boland", PBS NewsHour, March 9, 2012

Poets Q&A with Eavan Boland at Smartish Pace


Louise Gallagher said...

oh my. fabulous quote. thank you!

the sad red earth said...

And what a fine poem the line comes from, and the power it has there.

Anonymous said...

now i gotta go see the poem

S. Etole said...

I read this this morning and have pondered it through the day.