"There is more, not less intensity in plainness, because simple stuff operates without the safety net of the poetical"---Hugo Williams, Strong Words, 2000, as compiled by Dennis O'Driscoll in Quote Poet UnquoteToday is Poem in Your Pocket Day. It's a simple thing: take a poem; put it in your pocket. See what happens.
I'll be carrying Marie Ponsot's "One is One," which I'll share with you on Poetry Friday tomorrow. What will you carry?
This post is part of a month-long celebration of not-quite-daily quotes about poets, poems, and poetry. For more quotes, see the archive of the Poetry Quote of the Day. There are many more National Poetry Month celebrations across the Kidlitosphere.