Round out National Poetry Month with a visit to the Washington Post Web site Celebrating Poetry.
In the meantime, enjoy this gem from The Writer's Almanac.
When I passed him near the bus stop
on Union Square while the cops
cuffed his hands behind his back, while he
said, "I didn't do anything,"
I didn't, either,
do anything but look away,
a little afraid they might cuff me
if I paid too much attention,
and walked on still wondering
what he might've done
and still more what I
by Dan Gerber from A Primer on Parallel Lives.