by Susan Todd and Carol Purington
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Morning Songcollects poems that focus on the themes of new parenthood and newborn infants, including works by Sylvia Plath, Dylan Thomas and Alice Walker.
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.
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