Martin Farawell chose…
“Northern Pike” by James Wright
Martin explains: The first time I read this poem, I don’t know how many years ago that was, I wanted to carry it with me. So I’ve carried it in the pocket of my memory ever since. It reminds me how powerful and evocative an apparently quiet, simple poem can be.
Martin Farawell is the Director of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Diane Lockward chose…
“The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry
Diane explains: A wonderful poem to get you through the dark days of raising teenagers.