224. Enough: Suzanne Buffam

Suzanne Buffam's Enough", along with Victorian poet Arthur Symons "April Midnight", was the choice of our local high school's Poetry Out Loud representative, Casey Ober.  She went to the state competition and made the Top 10 regional finalists. What was most interesting, in the interview I read, was her passion for the poem.  Ober enjoyed... Continue Reading →

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135. Man Watching a Woman: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

The great Irish poet F.R. Higgins summed up the essence of Irish poetry in 1939: Irish poets are believers – heretical believers, maybe – but they have the spiritual buoyancy of a belief in something. The sort of belief I see in Ireland is a belief emanating from life, from nature, from revealed religion, and... Continue Reading →

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