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Poetry Soup Ep. 8 – “On Not Mowing the Lawn” by Mary Oliver

Ep. 8: “On Not Mowing the Lawn” by Mary Oliver Transcript: Hello, and welcome to Poetry Soup! I’m your host, Emma Catherine Hoff. Today, I’ll be reading and talking about a poem by the great poet Mary Oliver, titled, “On Not Mowing the Lawn.” Mary Oliver was born on September 10, 1935, in Maple Heights, […]

Home Sick, a poem by Carolina Ulloa-Compton, 12

staying at homeand being alonemy mom says it will endbut my dad says this is not the enddiscussing what will happenof something that we don’t know nobody knows longing for normalcylike a curious mousewondering when it will endwhen even a feather could break meinto microscopic piecesthat no one would noticeI am dead on the inside […]

Out of It, a poem by Madeline Male, 14

Out of school!Out of paper towels –Out of sanitizer . . .Out of masks.Out of sports.Out of work.Out of business.Out of energy.Out of things to do.Out of friends.Out of touch.Out of sorts.Just out of it.