Shel Silverstein 101: Life Axioms

We build our world on axioms; common ground principles on how we should live our lives. By comparing adult axioms to Shel Silverstein’s poetry for children, the line between adult and child fades away. Lessons learned in childhood are still imperative for adult living. According to Robert Fulghum (1988), in All I Really Need to […]

Frost’s Mending Wall Our Mending World

In 1961, Robert Frost was the first man to pioneer the presidential inauguration poem. Selecting a president is as crucial as the President’s selection of a poet. The poet must represent every American (living and passed on). Now, we cannot fathom a presidential speech without a poet, a symbolic forerunner, speaking of our roots and […]