Poets: Li-Young Lee

Li-Young LeeLi-Young Lee is an American poet. His beautiful, elegiac poetry came to me as a balm to my own griefs, and a model for writing what is intensely felt.

Li-Young Lee’s Compelling Tenderness

“…at once it struck me, what quality went to form a Man of Achievement especially in literature & which Shakespeare possessed so enormously–I mean Negative Capability, that is when man is capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts without any irritable reaching after fact & reason” –John Keats, letter to George and Thomas Keats, 21 …

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When I was writing technical articles regularly, my blog was an invaluable tool. I could float ideas to a global audience and get great feedback that would help shape my thoughts before my writing went to press and international distribution. Given I have enjoyed dialog with a number of readers and writers whose poetic sensibilities …

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