Poetry

Poet Sara Teasdale was a star in her day, but although her wisdom remained relevant, the way she expressed it in verse fell out of fashion. It has returned and this time to stay.Last summer, I bought a children’s anthology of poetry for twenty-five cents...
Poet Sara Teasdale was a star in her day, but although her wisdom remained relevant, the way she expressed it in verse fell out of fashion. It has returned and this time to stay.Last summer, I bought a children’s anthology of poetry for twenty-five cents... Read full entry
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Mary Oliver is not afraid to use certain words. Cover your ears, for you may be offended. Her language includes words like beautiful, love, beloved, prayer, loneliness, God, He, holy, heaven.  And this from a woman who has taught at Bennington...
Mary Oliver is not afraid to use certain words. Cover your ears, for you may be offended. Her language includes words like beautiful, love, beloved, prayer, loneliness, God, He, holy, heaven.  And this from a woman who has taught at Bennington... Read full entry
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