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Morning Song

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Publisher Comments:

Poignant, inspiring, and full of wisdom, Morning Song celebrates the joy a new child brings to the life of parents and family. With sources ranging from the Bible, Sappho, and traditional songs to Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, and our outstanding contemporary poets, this beautiful collection summons the cosmic and the comic, the spiritual and the pragmatic, the whimsical and the divine. Sections such as “Conception and Grace,” “Waiting,” “Sleep and Song,” and “Green and Carefree” evoke the breadth of the parenting experience and capture the emotional intensity of this magical time.

 

Among the poets included here are:  

Billy Collins

Mary Oliver

Richard Wilbur

Sylvia Plath

Galway Kinnell

Natasha Trethewey

Dylan Thomas

Pablo Neruda

James Merrill

John Berryman

Kay Ryan

Alice Walker

Jane Kenyon

Rita Dove

Mary Jo Salter

Sharon Olds

 

An ideal gift book for any parent-to-be, this classic collection will become a treasured companion during the many hours spent waiting and caring for a child.

Synopsis:

From great treasures of literature to charming new discoveries, this beautiful collection of poems is the perfect gift for any new parent, and will surely become a treasured companion during the many hours spent waiting and caring for a child.

About the Author

Susan Todd graduated from Smith College and was an elementary school teacher for many years before becoming head of the Heath School in Heath, Massachusetts. She was a founding editor of Parents Choice magazine and a contributing editor of FamilyFun magazine. Susan lives in Ashfield, Massachusetts.

Carol Purington has published two books of haiku and three books of tanka. She lives on a multigeneration farm in Colrain, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781427212764
Subtitle:
Poems for New Parents
Publisher:
Macmillan Audio
Author:
Purington, Carol
Author:
Todd, Susan
Author:
Todd
Author:
Susan
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers
Subject:
Parenting - Child Rearing
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
Parenting - General
Publication Date:
20110426
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 CD. 1 hour
Dimensions:
4.9 x 5.72 x 0.305 in

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Poetry
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » Anthologies
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Infancy and Toddlerhood

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From great treasures of literature to charming new discoveries, this beautiful collection of poems is the perfect gift for any new parent, and will surely become a treasured companion during the many hours spent waiting and caring for a child.
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