Valentines / Ted Kooser ; with a new introduction by the poet ; Illustrated by Robert Hanna.
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|Subject:||Valentine's Day > Poetry.
Love > Poetry.
- ISBN: 9780803218581
- ISBN: 0803218583
- ISBN: 9780803274839
- ISBN: 0803274831
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 47 pages) : illustrations
- Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Title Page; Copyright Page; Author's Note; Illustrator's Note; Pocket Poem; A Perfect Heart; Chocolate Checkers; A Heart of Gold; Home Storage Barns; Barn Owl; Song of the Ironing Board; In a Light Late-Winter Wind; The Celery Heart; For you, friend, ; In the Alley; Tracks; The Bluet; If you feel Sorry; A Map of the World; Inventory; Skater; Screech Owl; Splitting an Order; A New Potato; Oh, Mariachi Me; This Paper Boat; The Hog-nosed Snake.
|Summary:|| For Valentine?s Day 1986, Ted Kooser wrote?Pocket Poem? and sent the tender, thoughtful composition to fifty women friends, starting an annual tradition that would persist for the next twenty-one years. Printed on postcards, the poems were mailed to a list of recipients that eventually grew to more than 2,500 women all over the United States. Valentines collects Kooser?s twenty-two years of Valentine?s Day poems, complemented with illustrations by Robert Hanna and a new poem appearing for the first time.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.