A Month(ish) of Poetry


If you’ve been following along on the blog these past few weeks, you know that April was National Poetry Month. For the second year in a row, I made a habit of posting a poem each day in April. (Go here to read the introduction to this year’s series.) I’ve always loved poetry but had […]

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Vocational Training

Photo by Linda Flores // CC

Today’s poem is “Vocational Training” by Carrie Shipers. Find the text and audio here on The Writer’s Almanac.

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The Enkindled Spring


The Enkindled Spring by D.H. Lawrence This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green, Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes, Thorn-blossom lifting in wreaths of smoke between Where the wood fumes up and the watery, flickering rushes. I am amazed at this spring, this conflagration Of green fires lit on the […]

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