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News from the Keefe Library 2014-2015: May

Current information on new resources, improvements and opportunities at the Keefe Library.

Favorite Poems Project by Robert Pinsky

About the Favorite Poems Project

On May 19, 2015 the Keefe Library, Boston Latin School hosted a Favorite Poems event with Robert Pinsky. A number of students and teachers came together to share a favorite poem. Here are a few videos of the event and more can be found at Learn more about Robert Pinsky and the Favorite Poems Project.

Robert Pinsky's Introductory Remarks

Robert Pinsky Makes Opening Remarks on May 19, 2015

View videos of teachers and students who read poems:

Max Aboko-Cole, II - Walt Whitman, "O Me! O Life!"

Eurica Colon, II - Langston Hughes, "I, Too"

Cait Duncan, VI - Angel Gonzalez Muniz, "Before I Could Call Myself Angel Gonzales"

Heather Forbes, I - Rudyard Kipling, "If-"

Michael Gao, II - Denise Duhamel, "Ego"

Nate Krieger, II - Frank O'Hara, "Why I Am Not a Painter"

Ava Lipson, III - Sylvia Plath, "Daddy"

Susan Moran, Teacher - Louise Gluck, "Crossroads"

Meggie Noel, II - Maya Angelou, "Caged Bird"

Nancey OMalley, Teacher - William Butler Yeats, "Wild Swans at Coole"

Maya Pan, IV - Seamus Heaney, "Blackberry-Picking"

Manan Pandey, III - William Butler Yeats, "Adam's Curse"

Lily Resnikoff, IV - Shirley Geok-Lin LIm, "Learning to Love America"

Annie Tsan, V - Anonymous, "Iroha" (translated by Ryuichi Abe)

Peter Sullivan, Teacher - Wislawa Szymborska, "Confessions of a Reading Machine"

Book edited by Robert Pinsky