"All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost."
“The small conflict in the poem is symbolic of a larger conflict in life. One part of the sensitive, thinking person would like to give up his life to the enjoyment of beauty and art. But another part is aware of larger duties and responsibilities - responsibilities owed, at least in part, to other human beings. The speaker in the poem would like to satisfy both impulses.”
Is it weird to be in love with your English textbook…?
“’The Poet in Paris’ offers poetry-writing to undergraduates in France. Students will meet mornings for three hours, and for afternoon craft talks and discussions with poets living and working in Paris. Students will join the literary scene, attending readings and other cultural events, in addition to visiting literary cafes, bookshops, museums, and public gardens. Students will give a public reading at the Shakespeare & Co. Bookshop. Students will submit a final portfolio of 8-10 original poems.”
This description for a program in USC’s English Department is FANTASTIC. In the words of Steve Jobs, “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”