Books Morning Song Poems for New Parents by Susan Todd and Carol Purington Hardcover, 265 pages, St Martins Press, List Price: $21.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleMorning SongSubtitlePoems for New ParentsAuthorSusan Todd and Carol Purington Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Morning Songcollects poems that focus on the themes of new parenthood and newborn infants, including works by Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas and Alice Walker. Genres: Poetry Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Morning Song iStockphoto.com Poetry It's A Genre! The Overdue Poetry Of Parenthood July 23, 2012 Love, death, marriage, divorce — poetry tends to focus on life's major moments. But that hasn't held true for birth and child rearing. Critic (and new dad) David Orr reflects on the reasons why, and on the women and men who are, at last, delivering the poetry of parenthood.