She stood at the lectern and said this: “I know there’s something better down the road./We need to find a place where we are safe.” In front of her, two million people. At her back, a soul singer with a fantastic hat, the president-elect, and enough career politicians to eat through a D.C. steakhouse. She said this: “In today’s sharp sparkle, this winter air,/any thing can be made, any sentence begun./On the brink, on the brim, on the cusp,/praise song for walking forward in that light.” It was her largest audience, ever; also the largest for poetry, ever. If we’re... More >>>