Poems of Wonder (and a give away!!)


Hello, Friends.

Today it snowed in St. Andrews. It was lovely. I also did a small podcast for you all about poetry that awakens our sense of wonder. I talk about e.e.cummings, Sylvia Plath, and Wendell Berry.

Find the poems below.


I'm doing a give away!

The winner of the give away will receive a box of Scottish goodies. And the five runners up will receive a post card from me. To enter do the following three things:

1. Rate and Review "Speaking with Joy" on iTunes.

2. Share your favourite episode of Speaking with Joy (or your favourite blog post from this site!) on some form of social media (or if you don't have social media, email it to a friend.

3. Send me an email telling me you've done those things and that you'd like to enter the give away. My email is thejoynessthebrave@gmail.com.

I'm excited to assemble the box. 'Twill be fun.

Find all the poetry from the episode below. 

Love, Peace,


And in the video below you can hear cummings himself read the poem (very slowly...)

Plath also reads her own poem... beautiful!

The excellent gentleman himself...

The excellent gentleman himself...

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