Naomi Shihab Nye's poem for the New Year is reminiscent of the tradition of 'Año Nuevo' in some Latin American countries.
Jack Gilbert – Going There
The mythology of failure, especially in love, is a frequent motif in Jack Gilbert's poetry.
Eugene Platt – September Poem
Eugene Platt's September Poem is a story of squandered romance, set against the backdrop of autumn's arrival.
Pamela Wax – Capricorn Loses His Star
Poet and rabbi Pamela Wax's poem touches upon the themes of sacrifice, tragedy, regret, and atonement.