This week's poem is Let it Go by e. e. cummings. Cummings was born in Massachusetts in 1894 and was a pioneer of modern poetry in his experimentation with form, punctuation, spelling and sound in poetry. Here is his poem--Let it Go.
let it go - the smashed word broken open vow or the oath cracked length wise - let it go it was sworn to go let them go - the truthful liars and the false fair friends and the boths and neithers - you must let them go they were born to go let all go - the big small middling tall bigger really the biggest and all things - let all go dear so comes love
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark