Read a Poem

The Storyteller
Of his character Aunt Rennie, who tells these shaggy dog stories, Poet Leonard Trawick has written that her “tales are based on stories I remember from childhood. This has always been a good poem to read to audiences.”
At the Neighborhood Watch
Not many know this but the British Romantic poet John Keats, who died tragically young, had a financially successful brother who lived long and was buried in Louisville, KY.  It’s the short-lived brother who surfaces in this poem.
Willows
For Arbor Day, a childhood memory from Maj Ragain.
Kwansaba for June Jordan
Today's poem, which packs a big punch in a small block, is perfect to carry in a pocket.
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