Wednesday, April 30, 2008

at the edge of the light

Gary Snyder just won the 2008 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

Here's one reason why...

How Poetry Comes to Me
by Gary Snyder

It comes blundering over the
Boulders at night, it stays
Frightened outside the
Range of my campfire
I go to meet it at the
Edge of the light

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