One Poem Away from Another Heart

“We are each only one poem, one painting, one song away from another mind, another heart. It’s tragic that we need so much reminding. And yet we have, in art, the power to keep reminding each other.” — from “What’s the Point?” by Michael Chabon

The Courage to Be Different

ADRIENNE RICH, May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012 Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you… I was just introduced to Adrienne Rich two weeks ago — while searching for a way to honor International Women’s Day here on Random Acts of Writing. But her words, […]