AP Reading List – Book-a-Day: Collected Poems 1943-2004

The Collected Poems: 1943 -2004 by Richard Wilbur is today's recommendation for the #Book-A-Day challenge.Author:  Richard Wilbur

Category:  Poetry

Overview: The poems of Richard Wilbur spanning the period 1943-2004.

What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room:

Chris: “Wilbur owes many of his ideas and his rhythms to Frost.  That’s not a bad thing, but not all his poems are brilliant.  Some, yes.  Not all.”

Ethan: “I’m always struck by the unashamed optimism of Wilbur’s poetry. For anyone who literature too dark or pessimistic, look no further than Richard Wilbur for the other side of the coin.”

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