“When did you realize poetry could be your companion? Your release?”
In this episode of the Johnson County Library podcast Did You Hear, Dr. Randall Horton and Anishinaabekwe poet Louise K. Waakaa’igan discuss poetry both as a lifeline and as a discipline. It’s a discussion between two people who share a gift for and love of poetry; but it’s also a discussion between two people who share a common language that only those who have been “inside” can fully understand.
An unrelenting advocate for personal voice and perfect line breaks, Dr. Horton is equally passionate about eradicating