Due to COVID-19, this will now be a VIRTUAL book club hosted on Zoom.
The February Poetry Book Club pick is Observations: Poems By Marianne Moore, Linda Leavell
This is a VIRTUAL EVENT. Register HERE
This is a free event. No purchase is necessary to attend, but you can purchase the book ahead of time on our website below.
Each month, Poetry Club meets to discuss one must-read book of poems, whether a timeless classic or an award-winning contemporary. Led by Napa poet Kathleen Patterson, who has been an enthusiastic book club member since its beginning, meetings are open to all levels of poetry readers, both the curious and the committed.
Marianne Moore's Observations stands with T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Ezra Pound's early Cantos, and Wallace Stevens's Harmonium as a landmark of modern poetry. But to the chagrin of many admirers, Moore eliminated a third of its contents from her subsequent poetry collections while radically revising some of the poems she retained.