Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

I recently heard the poem “The Parable of Immortality.” In searching the Internet, I found it attributed to Henry Van Dyke, Bishop Charles Henry Brent and even Victor Hugo! I’m confused. Who wrote it?

This question illustrates one of the pitfalls of “public access information.”  While the Internet has brought vast knowledge to one’s fingertips, some of it is erroneous, and much of it is not sourced. For example, the quotation “Some men see … Continue reading

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Book Review: Central Heating: poems about fire and warmth by Marilyn Singer

April is here at last, and so is National Poetry Month!  Marilyn Singer, acclaimed poet an author of Mirror Mirror: a book of reversible verse, has many other creative titles to enchant readers of many ages.  Pleasantly warming, like April, is Central … Continue reading

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Book Review: Spinning Through the Universe by Helen Frost

As April is National Poetry month, I’ve been exploring and rediscovering great poetry.  Poetry has taken root not only in poets’ corners, but also on shelves of adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.  Here’s a review of one of my favorite novels in verse.  … Continue reading

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