Tuesday, June 26, 2012

News at Eleven: On some mornings, poet Maggie Finch said,

she'll wake up with an idea in her head and then spend the whole day writing a poem.

"It's such a wonderful feeling to create something," Finch said.

Good poems endure and so, it must be said, do good poets and good houses. Finch lives alone at age 91 in the King's Dock, a stately house built in 1758 overlooking the Kennebec River in Bath.

from The Forecaster: Unsung Hero: Maggie Finch, poet and pacifist


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