Let’s take a moment to appreciate the humble word. Where would we be without words? They fill the pages of books that line the walls of libraries and bookshops all over the world. They can keep you guessing; they can explain your feelings; they can sound pretty, or not, to resonant effect. At the very least, they can let your local alt-weekly tell you about the best things to do in town this week. And when used by poets, they’re usually twisted around in all shapes and forms to reach a conclusion that is both mind-bending and comforting. Poets are a gifted few, but... More >>>