S2 E17: Annunciation by Helen Hoyt

Welcome to poetry in the afternoon. Sarah and I invite you to join us as we explore the poetry of Helen Hoyt through her poem Annunciation. Poet Helen Hoyt (1887-1972), born in Norwalk, Connecticut, was the daughter of former Pennsylvania governor Henry Hoyt.  Educated at Barnard College, she lived in Chicago and worked as anContinue reading “S2 E17: Annunciation by Helen Hoyt”

S2 E16: Sonnet 73 That time of year thou mayst in me behold

Welcome to September, the month that leads into the brilliant autumn colours and the warmth of Harvest and Thanksgiving. September has a mellow poignancy that reminds us of the passing of years. Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare brings forth natural metaphors to signify the coming of old age. We move ever forward in our timelineContinue reading “S2 E16: Sonnet 73 That time of year thou mayst in me behold”

S2 E:13 Seeking For Happiness By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Humanity has long searched for the secret of happiness. We want to feel the warmth of happiness surround us and have sought after this desired state of being. In her poem, “Seeking for Happiness”, Ella Wheeler Wilcox gives her thoughts on how we can seek happiness. Please join me virtually on Burnaby Mountain, Simon FraserContinue reading “S2 E:13 Seeking For Happiness By Ella Wheeler Wilcox”