Schlagwort: Li-Young Lee

16. Poems for people who think they don’t like poetry

When I was first asked to make a list of poetry collections for people who think they don’t like poetry, my first thought was, „Well, isn’t that just about everyone?“ Not quite–I do have nearly 2,000 friends on Facebook, of whom the majority are… Continue Reading „16. Poems for people who think they don’t like poetry“

66. American Life in Poetry: Column 466

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Li-Young Lee is an important American poet of Chinese parentage who lives in Chicago. Much of his poetry is marked by unabashed tenderness, and this poem is a good example of that. I Ask My Mother to Sing… Continue Reading „66. American Life in Poetry: Column 466“

24. Chicago Poetry Tour Announced as Finalist for National Magazine Award

ASME’s ‘Ellie’ recognizes “imaginative use of interactivity and multimedia” CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetrymagazine, is excited to announce that its Chicago Poetry Tour is a finalist for a National Magazine Award in Digital Media in the category of “Multimedia Feature or Package.” Fellow… Continue Reading „24. Chicago Poetry Tour Announced as Finalist for National Magazine Award“