Elizabeth Hazen's Picks for National Poetry Month (Week 2)
We asked poet, Elizabeth Hazen, for three poems she'd like to seen celebrated this National Poetry Month. And she chose three of equal merit in three very different styles. As featured above she chose the current United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith's stellar poem "My God, it's full of Stars"; James Wright's "A Blessing"; and Naomi Shihab Nye's "The Yellow Glove".
Elizabeth Hazen is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2013, Southwest Review, The Threepenny Review, The Normal School, and other journals. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Yale and her master’s from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins. She teaches English at Calvert School in Baltimore, Maryland. Chaos Theories is her first book. She was recently named as a finalist for the 2019 Baker Artist Award.
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