A poem about courage seems appropriate this morning, as I get ready my manuscripts to head to the Big Sur writing workshop. I think I'll print it out and mull over it while I'm there.
I Would Like to Describe
by Zbigniew Herbert
Translated by Czeslaw Milosz and Peter Dale Scott
I would like to describe the simplest emotion
joy or sadness
but not as others do
reaching for shafts of rain or sun
Read the rest of the poem here.
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