Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Current City: Paris
Occupation: PhD candidate
What does poetry mean to you?:
Poetry is the distilled essence of meaning-making, pulled together through repetitions of sound and rhythm that surpass referential language.
Walt Whitman & “Song of the Open Road”
Why do you like this poet/poem?:
For its celebration of wanderlust and exploration, its praise of struggle, and its reminder to celebrate our non-material wealth.