“We believed that poetry, the opposite of propaganda, should encourage people to think and feel for themselves: it should appeal to their ‘generous instinct,’ as MacNeice said in the violent 1930s”: the New Statesman this lecture by Northern Irish poet Michael Longley recently published on the Troubles and the poetry that came out of it.
I generally don’t participate in Top Ten Tuesday because I usually can’t come up with a list long enough, but this week, the girls who run Broke and Bookish, which hosts the Top Ten Tuesdays meme, had my number. Without further ado . . . 1. Monroeville, Alabama This should come as no surprise. 🙂Continue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Places that Books Have Made Me Want to Visit”