Celebrating National Hat Day with Sara Teasdale

Sarah and I are celebrating National Hat Day 2023! If you are of a certain age, you will recall that there was a time when no one left their homes without a hat. It was the proper way to meet a new day. Good News! Hats are making a comeback! Hats come with unique personalities. Continue reading “Celebrating National Hat Day with Sara Teasdale”

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 E14 Go Give the World

Welcome to my reading room! My sister, Sarah, joined me for poetry recitation in the afternoon in a summer garden. She chose a poem by Otto Leland Bohanan “Go Give the World”. According to LibriVox, “Otto Leland Bohanan was an African-American poet, composer, and singer. Born in Washington, DC, he graduated from Howard University andContinue reading “S2 E14 Go Give the World”