I Hear Walt Whitman Singing: O Me! O Life! #Poetry #Life #USA #Whitman

I just couldn’t sit on this one, even if Walt Whitman Wednesdays sounds catchy. I’ve known this poem since I first heard it years ago in the movie Dead Poets Society starring Robin Williams. A fellow AP English teacher I’ve followed for the past two years shared it in her post this week (along with … More I Hear Walt Whitman Singing: O Me! O Life! #Poetry #Life #USA #Whitman

Photo of the Day Poems: A Collision of Cultures #Poetry #NPM22

Tonight I share the fusion of photography and poetry, of India, Japan, England, and America: a Japanese tanka dedicated to William Carlos Williams (the pediatrician) and William Wordsworth (the romantic) inspired by a photograph by Divyakant Solanki. I am sure both Williamses would see in this everyday image the profound in the common. It comes … More Photo of the Day Poems: A Collision of Cultures #Poetry #NPM22