One of the few all-poetry bookstores in the U.S. is located right here in Boulder – Innisfree Poetry, Bookstore, and Cafe. By Matthew Wilburn King Brian Buckley and Katherine Hunter opened Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Café—named after William Butler Yeats’ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree”—in 2010, and quickly expanded the business footprint on University Hill.
When American kids were needlessly gunned down at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida because our politicians have continued to fail to address the underlying issues of gun violence in America, I ran into a challenge. I couldn’t find the words to describe how I felt about the incident, nor could I find the language to convey
Nature: When I think of you I’m absorbed; Affection moves me, making me feel alive; Always amazed by my deep appreciation for you, astonished and aroused; Intensely fascinated and free simply because you’re so calming, you fulfill me. With you, I’m giggly and glad, gloriously glowing; Enjoying your good-humor and gracious ways; Gratified by passions