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Just as April showers bring May flowers, our April zooming led to May blooming. We examined poems about flowers.

Nazim Hikmet (1902-1963) – bio

Things I Didn’t Know I Loved

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) – bio

The Blue-Flag in the Bog

Khalil Gibran (1883-1931) – bio

Song of the Flower

King James Bible

Song of Solomon, Chapter 2
Other translations

Jane Kenyon (1947-1995) – bio

February: Thinking of Flowers

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) – bio

Sunflower Sutra – print and audio

William Wordsworth (1770-1850) – bio

The Daffodils (aka I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud)
and don’t forget the Wordsworth Rap

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) – bio

The Reaper and the Flowers

William Carlos Williams (1881-1963) – bio

Asphodel, That Greeny Flower

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On September 10, we ate at Denise’s house…and read a little poetry. Here’s the list:

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) – bio

Sestina

The Armadillo (audio reading)

BJ Ward (1967 – ) web site – NJ poet and special guest star of bat mitzvahs

Gravedigger’s Birthday

Landing in New Jersey with Soft Hands

Sex with Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) – bio

Wild Nights

Steven Ford Brown (1952-) – bio

Angel of Loneliness

The Miscalculations of Love

Jane Kenyon (1947-1995) – bio

Let Evening Come

Happiness

Stanley Kunitz (1905-2006) –bio, NPR’s story on his 100th birthday

The Layers

Cor Van Den Heuval – (1931- ) bio  

Baseball Haiku  haiku and senryu poems of various poets

more baseball haiku (includes a tribute haiku to Phil Rizzuto)

Anne Marie Macari ( ) – info

Glory

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