Naomi Shihab Nye Quote

As a direct line to human feeling, empathic experience, genuine language and detail, poetry is everything that headline news is not. It takes us inside situations, helps us imagine life from more than one perspective, honors imagery and metaphor — those great tools of thought — and deepens our confidence in a meaningful world.


O: The Oprah Magazine (2002)

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As a direct line to human feeling, empathic experience, genuine language and detail, poetry is everything that headline news is not. It takes us...

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As a direct line to human feeling, empathic experience, genuine language and detail, poetry is everything that headline news is not. It takes us...

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As a direct line to human feeling, empathic experience, genuine language and detail, poetry is everything that headline news is not. It takes us...

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As a direct line to human feeling, empathic experience, genuine language and detail, poetry is everything that headline news is not. It takes us...