Sheer Joy

Here’s your poem for the weekend: Billie Collins, “Litany.” Except you have to follow the link to it on YouTube via this story on NPR.

Why else would a child memorize a poem except for the sheer joy of it?

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Author: Derrick Pitard

I teach medieval and early modern literature, the history of the language, introductions to literature, Latin, and writing at Slippery Rock University.

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