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Poem of the Day: ‘Voices of the Air’

The New-Zealand-born Mansfield experienced her greatest surge of literary output as her early death from tuberculosis closed in upon her.

Winslow Homer, 'The West Wind,' 1891. Wikimedia Commons

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EDITED BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

Thursday, May 19, 2022

06:22:16 am

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EDITED BY JOSEPH BOTTUM

Mr. Bottum is the author of eight books, including An Anxious Age and The Decline of the Novel. Director of the Classics Institute at Dakota State University, he has written over 800 essays, poems, reviews, and short stories in publications from the Atlantic to the Washington Post. His poetry collections include The Fall & Other Poems and The Second Spring, and he has received a 2019 Christopher Medal for his poetry in the year’s best children’s book. He lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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