“The purpose of poetry is to remind us how difficult it is to remain just one person, for our house is open, there are no keys in the doors, and invisible guests come in and out at will.”  — Czesław Miłosz


My Shining Archipelago by Talvikki Ansel ’85 (Winner of the 1996 Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition)

At the Flower’s Lip: Poems by Polly Brody ’55

Fluorescence by Jennifer K Dick ’93 (Winner of 2004 University of Georgia Press Contemporary Poetry Series Competition)

Transit by Susan Higgins Donnelly ’61

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The Ceremonies of Longing by Sandra (Iger) Kohler ’91 (Winner of the 2002 AWP Award Series in Poetry)

Leaning over the Edge: Poemsby Jeanne Moffatt Nichols ’47

Sudden Thaw by Peggy O’Brien (Margaret J. O’Brien ’67)

Quiet Storm: Voices of Young Black Poets Selected by Lydia Omolola Okutoro ’98

Doorby Peter R. Viereck (Pulitzer Prize Winner and MHC Professor)

Notations on a Visible World by Kathleen Wakefield ’76 (Winner of the 1999 Anhinga Prize for Poetry)

Despite Gravity by Marjory Wentworth ’80 (South Carolina’s poet laureate)

A Life’s Sundries by Chris Wilder (aka Nicki Nicolo ’76)

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