Press-Play Poetry: 'Failing And Flying' "Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew." So begins Jack Gilbert's lyrical "Failing and Flying." The poem is the first in a new multimedia series, Press-Play Poetry.
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Press-Play Poetry: 'Failing And Flying'

Some poetry is meant to be heard as well as read. Press-Play Poetry is an occasional series that celebrates the power of the voice to bring lines on a page to life.