Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Great Regulars: Porch Swing in September

by Ted Kooser

The porch swing hangs fixed in a morning sun

from Ted Kooser via Garrison Keillor: The Writer's Almanac: Porch Swing in September


Kay Ryan was our nation's Poet Laureate at The Library of Congress for the 2008-2010 terms. Her poetry is celebrated for its compression; she can get a great deal into a few words. Here's an example of a poem swift and accurate as a dart.


from Ted Kooser: American Life in Poetry: Column 391


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