Richard P. Wilbur's 100th anniversary, March 1st (U.S. Poet Laureate, 1987-1988)From: LenonaNewsgroups:
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Some anniversary tributes:
(obituary post from 2017)
One of his children's collections is "Opposites."
Runaway Opposites, 1995.
The Disappearing Alphabet, illustrated by David Diaz, Harcourt (San
"What if there were no letter O?
You couldn't COME, you couldn't GO,
You couldn't ROVE, you couldn't ROAM,
And yet you couldn't stay at HOME!
Where would you be, had heaven not sent you
The letter O to orient you?"
Opposites, More Opposites, and a Few Differences (contains Opposites
and More Opposites), edited by Diane D'Andrade, Harcourt, 2000.
The Pig in the Spigot, illustrated by J. Otto Seibold, Harcourt (San