Schlagwort: Penny Harter

American Life in Poetry: Column 524

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE I don’t think I’ve ever sold anything that, later, I didn’t wish I had back, and I have a list of regrets as long as my arm. So this poem by Melissa Balmain really caught my attention. Balmain…

American Life in Poetry: Column 522

BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Poetry is a good way to capture epiphanies, and this poem by Penny Harter does just that. Harter lives and teaches in New Jersey. In the Dark At bedtime, my grandson’s breath rasps in and out of fragile…