Poems

Spring

A Blessing
By James Wright
(Spring 1999)

Haiku
By Matsuo Basho
(Spring 2000)

To a Red Kite
By Lilian Moore
(Spring 2001)

April Rain Song
By Langston Hughes
(Spring 2002)

Water Picture
By May Swenson
(Spring 2003)

Summer

Green Stems
By Margaret Wise Brown
(Summer 1998)

Ode to the Sprinkler
By Gary Soto
(Summer 1999)

The Summer Day
By Mary Oliver
(Summer 2000)

Poem to Bring a Good Dream
By Susan Marie Swanson
(Summer 2001)

There is a Wading Pool in Our Park
By Arnold Adoff
(Summer 2002)

Fireflies
By J. Patrick Lewis
(Summer 2003)

Fall

First Day of School
By Barbara Esbensen
(Fall 1998)

September
By John Updike
(Fall 1999)

Words
By James Reeves
(Fall 2000)

Autobiographia Literaria
By Frank O’Hara
(Fall 2001)

Monarchs Migrating
By Marilyn Singer
(Fall 2002)

Winter

Christmas Lights
By Valerie Worth
(Winter 1998/99)

Snowflakes
By David McCord
(Winter 1999/00)

The Winter Tree
By Douglas Florian
(Winter 2000/01)

The Snow Woman
By Deborah Keenan
(Winter 2001/02)

Pretzels in the Park
By Joanne Ryder
(Winter 2002/03)