Javier Sicilia: Grief, Poetry and Passion

Ever since his son, Juan Francisco, was murdered along with five friends by members of a drug cartel, award-winning Mexican poet and debout Catholic Javier Sicilia has said, "Poetry doesn't exist in me anymore." Fortunately for everyone, it seems to have stuck around long enough to get him through the funeral, where he recited these verses:The world is not worthy of wordsthey have been suffocated from the insideas they suffocated you, as they tore apart your lungs ...the pain does not … [Read more...]