Twenty Little Poems that could save America

http://harpers.org/blog/2013/04/twenty-little-poems-that-could-save-america/1/

‘What went wrong? Somehow, we blew it. We never quite got poetry inside the American school system, and thus, never quite inside the culture. Many brave people have tried, tried for decades, are surely still trying. The most recent watermark of their success was the introduction of…’ 10 pages from Tony Hoagland in Harper’s magazine, on poetry and national discourse.

 

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