Saturday, September 13, 2008

Langston Hughes, 1964

Politics can be the

Graveyard of the poet.

And only

Poetry can be



I found this somewhere as a "quote" not a poem, and copied it. Now I confess I've no idea if the line breaks are a product of my fevered pen or those of the author. Also, the notion of "resurrection" is far more foreign to me than that of any "graveyard" nonetheless, I like this.

There is a connection between Langston Hughes' life and work and the Rites & Reason Theatre. For another post...

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