A Place for Poetry in the Digital Age

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Source: Wikimedia Commons

The power of words exists in their resonance; that is, their ability to be chained together into a product that is greater than the sum of its parts, encapsulating feelings previously intangible. The poetic titan Robert Frost accurately wrote “poetry is when an emotion has found its thought, and the thought has found words.”  As… Continue Reading ➤

Venezuela at Boiling Point

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What is Occurring in Venezuela? That Venezuela is a nation in crisis is not breaking news. Inflation rates reached 830,000% in 2019 (IMF), whilst an entire nation was left without medicines, basic food items or even toilet paper on the supermarket shelves. Of the 2.3 million Venezuelans who are living outside the country, 1.6 millon… Continue Reading ➤