My New Year’s resolution this year is to read the Constitution. Both lawyers I know who have taken Constitutional Law in law school, confess to not having read it all. They’ve focused on the case law around the document, and read parts of it. I mention this because I’d also like to be a little more timely with poetry Monday–not a resolution, but an intention.
I don’t know much about Lisel Mueller other than that her family left Nazi Germany when she was 15, but I wandered into the main Berkeley library the other day and looking for a selection of Marianne Moore (which was not on the shelf) and took out a selection of her poems instead. I found them engaging and accessible. She will be 90 this year!
Here are a couple of short selections: Continue reading “Mueller on Monday”