“And time’s slow ambulance
drawn by a brace of snails
arrives too late to do anything
but remind us that this
was the scene of an accident
long after the damage
has been swept away.”~ Henry Carlile, Forgiveness
We met this week to share poems about the virtues of Forgiveness…or not!
A list of the poems we read
I’ve added some links where I could to the poems, poets or books if you would like to explore.
Forgiveness by Henry Carlile
Cataclysm by Jane Hirshfield
Integrity by Adrienne Rich
Lifeline by Stephen Wellman
Letter to a Friend, Unsent by Rebecca Lindenburg
On Yonge Street by Lenea Grace
Forgiveness by Sri Chinmoy
Poetry reading & writing prompt for next week
Prompt/Theme: “Unreliable Narrator”
When we meet again, bring along poems inspired by the theme. There is no obligation to write, but if you feel inspired, you are welcome to bring your poem to share at the next gathering.