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I’m not going to provide a book review in this post so much as to provide a suggestion. During this unprecedented time in our world when we are all staying home to prevent the spread of a nefarious disease, why not spend the month of April, which happens to be poetry month, reading poetry? Here are a few of my favorite poets (in alphabetical order) whose works may span the length of these sequestering days and in some cases surpass them.

  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Annie Dillard
  • Louise Erdrich
  • Carolyn Forche
  • Robert Frost
  • Dana Gioia
  • Louise Gluck
  • H. D. (Hilda Doolittle)
  • Stanley Kunitz
  • Czelaw Milosz
  • Jim Moore
  • Mary Oliver
  • Anne Porter
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
  • William Shakespeare
  • Luci Shaw
  • William Stafford
  • Tomas Transtromer
  • Walt Whitman
  • William Butler Yeats

I’ll join this challenge myself and may share insights along the way.

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4 replies

  1. I am not a fan of much poetry. However, I am reading the book Prairie Poems (Revisited) by Prof. Arnold H. Marzolf for my bedtime reading this month.

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