Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday Poem

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Art and Environment
Edward Hessler

I'd never read today's poem until a few days ago. Why has it taken me so long?

Neil Steinberg who writes for the Chicago Sun-Times had a column about the staff of the Northwestern student newspaper apology for reporting, of all things, the news. Steinberg (Class of '82) concluded his column by writing,

As Abe Peck, my revered magazine writing professor at NU once taught me long ago, quoting the last line of a great Marge Piercy poem, “You have to like it better than being loved.”
That doesn’t change. Thanks for listening. Go Cats!
 About Marge Piercy.

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