Poem of the Week: A Hymn to the Evening by Phillis Wheatley

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Poem of the Week: If I should learn, in some quite casual way by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

Continue reading “Poem of the Week: If I should learn, in some quite casual way by Edna St. Vincent Millay”

Quote of the Day – April 25, 2019

Poetry is a beautiful way of expressing feelings – happy, sad, angry, caring. It’s also a way that we share with other people, to help them with those feelings.”

-Mattie Stepanek

Poem of the Week: Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay

To what purpose, April, do you return again?

Beauty is not enough.

You can no longer quiet me with the redness

Of little leaves opening stickily.

I know what I know. Continue reading “Poem of the Week: Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay”