07/05/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

Wallace Stevens wrote that “Death is the mother of all beauty.”

A century later, in the basement of the Shelter Island Library, Virginia Walker, the new leader of the Art/Rich Poetry Roundtable, quoted the line when describing the ephemerality and complexity of human life that, for thousands of years, poets have been tasked with capturing. (more…)