On Friday Irene Latham posted a swap poem she had received from Margaret Simon. Irene explained, "Margaret's poem was from a prompt in THE PRACTICE OF POETRY by Robin Behn and Chase Twichell to use a Greek Philosopher's quote as an epigraph."
You should definitely read Margaret's poem, which in turn inspired a poem by Irene. Irene concluded her post with this, "Anyone else want to write a poem inspired by a Greek philosopher?"
How could I resist the invitation?
The things you really need are few and easy to come by; but the things you can imagine you need are infinite, and you will never be satisfied.
nectar sipped from
though the air
is clear, warm, and perfumed
notes are taken
--would we also bother
to record number of sips?
bees and daisies
printed on the tablecloth
...no one looks up
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