Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Great Regulars: E.B. White, one of my favorite writers,

used to say, "Simplify, simplify, simplify," but that doesn't mean that writing has to be simple, which is a different matter. Here's a fine poem by Laurel Blossom of South Carolina that's been simplified into a pure, clean beauty.

Red Balloon Rising

from Ted Kooser: American Life in Poetry: Column 369


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