Make Time for Joy

make-time-for-joyThe Academy of American Poets hopes poetry will be a part of everyone’s holiday season this year, so they’ve gathered a selection of favorites to inspire your reading. Happy holidays!

To Winter” by William Blake

Winter is good – his Hoar Delights (1316)” by Emily Dickinson

Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden

Winter Field” by Joanna Klink

The Feast of Lights” by Emma Lazarus

Noel” by Anne Porter

Recollections of My Christmas Tree” by Mary Ruefle

Elegy in Joy [excerpt]” by Muriel Rukeyser

Why Is the Color of Snow?” by Brenda Shaughnessy

The Snow Man” by Wallace Stevens

The Coming of Light” by Mark Strand



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