the sustained one note of obligatory hope, taken in, like a virus,before the body grows accustomed to it and itbecomes natural again—yes breathe it in,the interlude,the lull
—from “The Violinist at the Window, 1918”, Jorie Graham, Poetry, March 2008We’re celebrating music and poetry today with Make Music Chicago!Plus, The Spectator has an interview with Jorie Graham about her latest collection.

the sustained one note of obligatory
hope, taken in, like a virus,
before the body grows accustomed to it and it
becomes
natural again—yes breathe it in,
the interlude,
the lull

—from “The Violinist at the Window, 1918”, Jorie Graham, Poetry, March 2008

We’re celebrating music and poetry today with Make Music Chicago!

Plus, The Spectator has an interview with Jorie Graham about her latest collection.

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