A self-taught poet learned to write at the public library and in the aisles of Powell’s Books.
Hundreds of thousands of words have been written about
love. Letters, books, plays, songs, movies and certainly poems have all
been patched into shapes that try to tell us how love feels. Some
Portland is a city of writers and readers. It’s sometimes
overwhelming how much talent we’ve got crammed into this town. To wrap
up 2011, I thought I’d offer a list of 10 very notable titles