On today’s show we hear three poems by Francis Fernandes that delve into the interpersonal, the challenge of finding perfection in a world gripped by invisible dangers, and the small pleasures of music and sunshine. Afterward, we hear from Francis about his take on poetry and its power to traverse time and space. You might also be surprised to learn that certain books don’t require bookmarks. If you’d like to read these poems and learn more about Francis Fernandes, head over to Etched Onyx Magazine at www.onyxpublications.com. All audio and story materials are copyright 2021, all rights reserved.