As part of the celebration of National Poetry Month, here’s a recording of a poem that appears in This is Paris. I wrote it after staring at the Venus de Milo at the Louvre. (The banner of this blog is the photo I took while there!) The statue was made in 150 or 200 BC and I had read they never recovered her hands or arms.
LISTEN: You can stream a recording of me reading it here. The audio file does not require downloading or sign in; it streams right away.