Poetry

Poetry
Brandy Burgess

Traveling Light

Traveling Light is a series of Pastan’s personal reflections on life. Each poem is like a snapshot; it shows you a picture of a specific

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Acquainted with the Cold

Two strangers meet at a bar in the dead of winter: We can’t stop/erasing the ghost between our bodies, leaving//our mouths’ lost words all over/one

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Elseplace

Our lives are infused with more poetry than we may think—recurring memories that unfold like refrains; the analogies we turn to as we struggle to understand

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Eyes, Stones

Eyes, Stones is the winner of the Academy of American  Poets’ 2011 Walt Whitman Award, an honor given to American poets who have not previously published

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Poets’ Guide to America

What would happen if poets conquered America? The answer to this question lies in a clever collection of poems that maps of the United States.

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Mercy

What a novel can do in three hundred pages, a good poem can do on one. Lucille Clifton does it in less than twenty lines,

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Poetry
Sunny Solomon

Poets’ Corner

If you are a parent whose child has been introduced to poetry in school this year, you owe it to yourself and your child to

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A Split Second of Light
Poetry
Sunny Solomon

A Split Second of Light

A Split Second of Light is that brief moment when (as the poet writes in an early poem) “A pinhole of light appears through the

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

God Bless the Gargoyles

God Bless the Gargoyles is a most unexpected treasure. At first glance, just from its cover, the average grandparent, looking for that perfect children’s book

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