During my mentorship with poet Jim Moore, I wrote this poem based on the title from Tomas Tranströmer’s “April and Silence.” While my poem and Tranströmer’s are different in their themes, this title is often one that comes to mind during the month of April.
Mary Oliver’s poetry first inspired me during my college years. The two poems below were influenced in structure and title by Oliver’s poem “Rain.” They are included in The Last Time We Were Children: The Tenth Anniversary Edition.
Robert Frost’s poetry inspired me when I was a teenager and continues to do so in my current age. His work has inspired my own from my first poem “Homeward Bound” to “Streets” to “Unleashed.” I hope you have enjoyed learning more about Robert Frost and how his poetry might […]