- Maggie Smith – Good Bones
Maggie Smith's beautiful and poignant poem about the how to parent and teach beauty to our children.
- Robert Bly – When William Stafford Died
After the death of the poet William Stafford in 1993, his friend Robert Bly wrote this tribute against the image of water flowing down the rocks of Montana gullies.
- Pablo Neruda – The Sea
Pablo Neruda wonders at the draw that pulls us in to the unknown, shifting ablutions that are the action of the sea and of water.
- Gary Snyder – For the Children
Gary Snyder's poem on the healing and enlightenment we need to find as a race in order to once again locate ourselves in earth's valleys and pastures.
- William Stafford’s Last Poem
Written in the morning of the day he died, William Stafford's last poem rattles with augury gilded by a sense of acceptance.