New poetry books for April

We have purchased several new books at the library to celebrate April as Poetry Month. One is called “Zoli” by Colum McCann. It is a work of fiction, but closely follows the life of Papusza, aka Bronislawa Wajs, a Polish

April is Poetry Month!

A few months ago I attended a poetry reading by Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate, and co-sponsored by Boston and Stanford Universities’ Alumnae Associations at Boston U. When Pinsky was named poet laureate in 1997 he wanted to document