APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
Or so says our buddy Tommy Eliot. But April bears another distinction: it’s National Poetry Month! We’ll be celebrating this wonderful wash of words by posting a video of one of our staffers reading a poem every day of the month. Colin in Oakland has the honor of kicking us off with his reading of Rumi‘s “The Diver’s Clothes Lying Empty”:
Get a peek at what’s to come at our archive, and be sure to check back here tomorrow—there’ll be a new video every day for the month of April!
Shantih shantih shantih