Vaclav Havel calls the Poetry Crisis Line

Happy 84th birthday to the late Vaclav Havel.

From “It Is I Who Must Begin

NEF (COUNSELOR): Poetry Crisis Line, what is your emergency?
VACLAV HAVEL: Whether all is really lost or not depends entirely on whether or not I am lost.
NEF: It’s good to take responsibility, but please don’t go it alone. Let other people do some of the work.

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