Extend the Conversation: What is Your Favorite Poem?

Blair Burrell
Jun 2, 2023

In our Spring 2023 Forum issue, we profile two popular American poets, Rita Dove and Billy Collins. Talking with Dove and Collins made us wonder: What’s your favorite poem, and why?

For Forum editor, Danny Heitman, it’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost, a poem he’s loved since childhood. He likes how it captures the tension we all feel between embracing wonder while also answering the many obligations of our lives.

Extend the Conversation and share your thoughts about your favorite poem, and why!

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