THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: August 10, 2018

JOYCE STUPHEN (b. 1949) is an American poet currently serving as Minnesota’s Poet Laureate. She is a poet I very much enjoy. She was appointed her state’s laureate by Governor Mark Dayton in August, 2011. Sutphen is also professor of English, Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Sutphen was raised in Saint Joseph, Minnesota and currently lives in Chaska. She holds degrees from the University of Minnesota including her Ph.D. in Renaissance Drama…. Read More

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.” Maya Angelou A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands; How could I answer the child?. . . .I do not know what it is any more than he. I guess it must be the flag of my disposition, out… Read More