Sarah Lindsay, Ishion Hutchinson, Valzhyna Mort, Liane Strauss, Gina Franco, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, and more.
Record and share your favorite poems on the Poetry Foundation's Record-a-Poem project.
Find out more
Sunday, Jan 6, 7:30PM
Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, MA
National Book Award winner Hayes (Lighthead) reads with poet and novelist Medina (Cubop City Blues) and poet and essayist Oomen (An American Map).
poetryfoundation.orgBiweekly updates of poetry and feature stories
Press ReleasesInformation for the media.
Poetry MagazineA preview of the upcoming issue
Poem of the DayA daily email with a featured poem
EventsChicago-area and Poetry Foundation events
American Life in PoetryWeekly Column
Paper MailEvent calendars and other materials by postal mail (requires email address)
General Inquiries | Poetry magazine | Media & Press | Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute | 61 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Hours: Monday–Friday 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
© 2014 Poetry Foundation
Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.
This poem has learning resources.
This poem is good for children.
This poem has related video.
This poem has related audio.