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Nationally acclaimed poet Gerald Stern reads from his works as part of Wordsmiths Reading Series in Newtown

This Time: New and Selected Poems | Gerald Stern.

Selected Poems: Osip Mandelstam

Poet Gerald Stern

Stolen Air: Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam, trans. Christian Wiman (Ecco Press)


Coffee with the Poet - Poet Janice Hornburg will attend the Coffee with the Poet event at 10:30 a.m. this morning. She will present the poetry in her new chapbook, Perspectives. Hornburg is a member of the Lost State Writer’s Guild, Poetry Society of Tennessee-Northeast Chapter, and The North Carolina Writer’s Network. Her poems have appeared in Bylines Magazine, Pinesong Awards 2007 and 2009. She has won award for “My Father’s Room”.Venue: City Lights Bookstore, 3 East Jackson St, Sylva, N...

W. S. Auden. If I Could Tell You -- Time will say nothing but I told you so,/ Time only knows the price we have to pay;/ If I could tell you I would let you know.// If we should weep when clowns put on their show,/ If we should stumble when musicians play,/ Time will say nothing but I told you so.// [...] click through to complete poem: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/corporate/projectsandschemes/artmusicdesign/poems/poem.asp?ID=136 photo by Carl Van Vechten,1939.

Virginia Woolf reading

Yan Nascimbene 'The Sanctuary of Reading’ 2011

Leaves of Grass~Walt Whitman


The Poets Laureate Anthology. United States.

A Wild Vortex of Books Flying Right at You. E.M. Wolfman's Books, Oakland, California

"The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works." Interview with Max Eastman in Harper's Magazine, as quoted in James Joyce (1959) by Richard Ellmann. Eastman noted "He smiled as he said that — smiled, and then repeated it." James Joyce

Sadie Wendell Mitchell

Swinburne’s Poems, cover

District and Circle by Seamus Heaney

ignorance, there is a cure

Seamus Heaney

Collected Poems by Federico Garcia Lorca