Schlagwort: Donald Hall

93. Rhyme

Apples Peaches by Donald Hall Apples, peaches Pumpkin pie. How many years. Until I die? -jump rope rhyme, A Treasury of New England Folklore Hostess Twinkies, Wonder Bread. How many springs Until I’m dead? (…) Helga, Olga, Astrid, Ingrid. How many days Until I’m rigid?…

58. David Ferry Awarded 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Award recognizes lifetime accomplishment with $100,000 prize CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation is pleased to announce that poet David Ferry has won the 2011 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Presented annually to a living US poet whose lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition, the Ruth Lilly…