Sherry tagged me with the meme “have or must have collections of poetry”. The exercise inspired me to re-visit my bookshelf. Here are a few.
photo by Heidi Lynne Photography
Mary Oliver: Dreamwork (see "You Do Not Have to Be Good")
Billy Collins Sailing Alone Around the Room
Billy Collins Picnic, Lightening
Julia Spicher Kasdorf "Eve’s Striptease” -
See interview from MENNONOT: Issue #4
Kahlil Gibran The Prophet
Hafiz The Gift
Naomi Shihab Nye- any collection
Pablo Neruda Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair: Dual Language Edition (Penguin Classics)
"The Essential Rumi" by Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks.