International Poetry Day


Because it is International Poetry Day today (and International Day of Forests and National Puppy Day (UK), incidentally*), and because I've already covered on my two favourite poems on here, I Googled:

“Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights it up like a brushfire. It's the crack cocaine of the literary world.” 
― Jasper FfordeFirst Among Sequels (via Goodreads)

*Thereby allowing me previously unheard of special over-the-word-limit privileges.