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Poem of the Week: While We Were Arguing

Winter and snow take on many moods both in our lives and in literary form. In this poem, Kenyon weaves the weather into a charged moment,...

Poem of the Week: Darling Coffee

Meena Alexander was an Indian poet, raised in India and the Sudan, while later studying in England. Her books of poetry (both verse and...

Poem of the Week: New Year, 2000

The last Poem of the Week of 2020 comes courtesy of Maine poet Kate Barnes, as she embraces the notion of "out with the old and in with...

Poem of the Week: That Terrible Weight

Today's Poem of the Week comes from yet another Maine poet, Elizabeth W. Garber, who asks us to reexamine the sense of wonder we bring to...

Poem of the Week: Snow

What end of the snow spectrum do you fall on? Is it the bane of your existence–the shoveling, the cold, the messy boots and toddler...

Poem of the Week: Dead Stars

How many times this year have we heard or expressed a wish for 2020 to be over? It's been quite the year, and for many, there is a sense...

Poem of the Week: Fall, Kristen Lindquist

I recently introduced Camden's Kristen Lindquist to Poem of the Week, and while this column will be filled with variety and diversity, I...

Two Poems for Your Thanksgiving Table

Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of the Camden Public Library! This Thanksgiving may be a little odd for us all, but perhaps we can find...

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