“Dear March—Come In—” by Emily Dickinson
“Spring and All [By the road to the contagious hospital]” by William Carlos Williams
A brief look at the 26 years of National Poetry Month and the Academy of American Poets featuring Richard Blanco and Jen Benka.
“One Hundred Love Sonnets: XVII (I don’t love you as if you were a rose)” by Pablo Neruda, translated by Mark Eisner
“Mother Country” by Richard Blanco
“Artless” by Brenda Shaughnessy
Board Chair Tess O’Dwyer presents the 2022 Academy of American Poets Leadership Award to Joy Harjo, in recognition of her important contributions to American poetry.
“9th and 2nd” by Joy Ladin
“If I Should Come Upon Your House Lonely in the West Texas Desert” by Natalie Diaz
“Serenade” by Djuna Barnes
“Bresson’s Movies” by Robert Creeley
“The Flames” by Denis Johnson
“Hurry” by Marie Howe
“Counting, This New Year’s Morning, What Powers Yet Remain To Me” Jane Hirshfield
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