July 17, 2009

Poems For Summer

The Academy of American Poets has selected a group of poems for summer. I was reading through them yesterday and selected a few to link to here

A Green Crab's Shell by Mark Doty

Vacation by Rita Dove

Insect Life of Florida by Lynda Hull

Ground Swell by Mark Jarman

Fishing on the Susquehanna in July by Billy Collins

They'll spend the summer by Joshua Beckman

Summer Holiday by Robinson Jeffers

Rhode Island by William Meredith

Fat Southern Men in Summer Suits by Liam Rector

Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson

June Light by Richard Wilbur

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