"The best thing that we're put here for's to see;"

As my daughter used to say to us when we'd have friends over and the adults became too raucous with their laughter: "Be good girls and be good boys. LISTEN!"

ROBERT HASS: "Measure"

HAYDEN CARRUTH: "Notes on Poverty"

OLAG H. HAUGE: "Barley Field"

ROBERT FROST: "The Star-Splitter"

(These are some of latest from The Poetry Foundation's Audio Poem of the Day subscription. I'll share some of the finer work by women in a later post.)

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