Arresting Poetry: A Baltimore police officer turns to poetry to understand his experiences on the job.

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Arresting Poetry: A Baltimore police officer turns to poetry to understand his experiences on the job.

Из: Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

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Edward Doyle-Gillespie always found writing stories cathartic, a way to process whatever was going on in his life. But as a police officer in Baltimore, witnessing people in the most desperate conditions, he increasingly turned to poetry as a vehicle for understanding and expressing his experiences on the job.“There are these moments in policing, distilled moments of a word, an image, a smell, a concept, that to me bespeaks of a kind of encapsulated poem right there.”Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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