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My Cousin in April

Louise Glück
June 1, 1971
Paul Oakes / Creative Commons

The Couples

Jean Valentine
April 1, 1967

The Lost Ingredient

Anne Sexton
July 1, 1959
Marble sarcophagus with garlands ca. A.D. 200–225. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Garland for You

Robert Penn Warren
January 1, 1958
Floral Garlands of Nany, ca. 1050 B.C. Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Closed For Good

Robert Frost
July 1, 1949
Graphic with lyres. Illustration by Laura Padilla Castellanos

Ars Poetica

Marie Borroff
April 1, 1948
Two hands reaching toward each other. Illustration by Laura Padilla Castellanos

Next Moment

Marie Borroff
April 1, 1948
Hilma af Klint, Evolution, No. 13, Group VI, 1908.

Take My Vows

Dorothy Parker
October 1, 1930