What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 24

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 15

Welcome to What I’veBeen Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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Poem of the Week: Early Spring by Lord Alfred Tennyson

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: A Jelly-Fish by Marianne Moore

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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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

Quote of the Day – April 2, 2018

Poetry surprises and deepens our sense of the ordinary. Poetry tells us that the world is full of wonder, revelation, consolation, and meaning.”

—Tracy K. Smith, U.S. Poet Laureate (2017– )