Friday, January 13, 2012

Morning Song: Poems for New Parents edited by Susan Todd

A poetry book for new parents
But they haven’t got time to read.
This book can be enjoyed by anyone,
Whether or not you breed!

The poems are short and clever,
By poets, known and unknown.
Just flip through this book for enjoyment
When you check it out on loan.

This is a charming collection of poems, purportedly for the parents of babies. Since they won’t have time to read it, I recommend this book to all who enjoy rhyme, rhythm and clever ideas. The selections are generally short and the poets range from classical to contemporary. Just flip Morning Song: Poems for New Parents open to any page and find a gem.