Catalog Number: 20010411, 20001004
The well-known translator and Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Henry Taylor, gives a lighthearted public poetry reading, which includes works old and new, including several poems from his book, Brief Candles: 101 Clerihews. You’ll not only learn about the obscure poetic clerihew form, but you’ll also hear one of the most tender love poems ever written by this man who remarried his estranged after 27 years of divorce.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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