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Postcard from Paris: Healing Pain With Poetry

On a sunny morning, Ghislene Moret examined the mounds of flowers and notes scattered along Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, where terrorists gunned down nearly half-a-dozen diners earlier this month.  “This is all about love,” she said. “Love overcomes hate. We’re still standing. That is the essential message.”  Attached to a mailbox nearby was a poem written by a 17-year-old Parisian, calling for unity to overcome chaos. Down the street, a message in French by a New Zealander...

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