July 15, 2011
We Need More Poetry!

Poetry, like looking up at the moon instead of down at a Blackberry, is all too rare these days.

We need more poetry! We need more poets! We need more business people willing to express their "softer" side on the job -- especially if we want to raise the bar for creativity and bold new ideas.

We also need more YouTube videos like this one featuring the delightful words of Poet Laureate Billy Collins. Go, Billy, go!

Posted by Mitch Ditkoff at July 15, 2011 02:10 AM


I'll meet your Billy Collins and raise you one Regie Gibson!

Posted by: Val Vadeboncoeur [TypeKey Profile Page] at August 13, 2009 10:58 PM

Val: The link you posted is no longer available. Let me know if there are any other ways to view it.

Posted by: Mitch Ditkoff [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 15, 2011 09:22 AM

our memory is protected
by the blessing of forgetfulness
from the times we were away

from what we once desired
and even thought we possessed
while living in the past

from what we once projected
and even thought we did
while living in the future

from what and who we yearned for
and even felt we loved
while living in eternity

our memory is just an album
of the rare times we are here
we are present, we are back

Posted by: JJPEREZK [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 16, 2011 01:14 PM

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