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#PoetryMonth | Letter R - Share your favorite poet! Join the AtoZ Poets Challenge

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I want to read a stanza from Rumi's most famous poem. It's called The Guest House, which invites readers to embrace all of the experiences that life has to offer, both good and bad. Here we go. This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival, a joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor welcome and entertain them all

#Poetry #AtoZPoetsChallenge #Rumi Share your favorite poet whose name starts with the letter R

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Bowie Rowan
@bowie · 2:24

Adrienne Rich

And also it was really cool to see how many younger women and queer people discovered her through a writer like Cheryl Strade, who wrote the memoir Wild, in which she talks about having read Rich's work along her journey and hike and how meaningful it was for her. If I'm remembering that correctly, the poem I wanted to share by Adrian Rich that is one of many that I love, is called Power
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