The weight of the questions

I measure my own strength
against the weight of the questions i carry
and find the questions heavier than ever this year,
although my heart is wider.

– Alison Luterman

I’ve been reading poetry lately – Once, by Meghan O’Rourke, The Largest Possible Life, by Alison Luterman, and enoughwater, by Maya Stein.  It’s all ringing in my head, but these lines more than any.


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2 Comments

  1. Posted December 17, 2011 at 9:45 am | Permalink

    Yes. Agree completely, for me too.

  2. Posted December 17, 2011 at 12:14 pm | Permalink

    I am always amazed at how much can be rendered in condensed fashion, particularly in the world of poetry, with all its music.