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Discovering the Relevance of Words

Mood Setter – “The Priest, They Called Him” – William Burroughs / Kurt Cobain

The first time I heard the voice of William Burroughs, it truly gave me shivers. I was maybe 15 when I stumbled upon a copy of “The Priest,” and it would forever change my perception of the written word, and how hearing the author’s voice can truly change every ounce of meaning for the piece.

Please listen to Burroughs voice on top of Cobain’s haunting guitar work. Enjoy!




About Christopher Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is also the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter.

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