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In September 2001, New York poetry anthologist Heard was asked to compile a collection of "poems of comfort" for schoolchildren in lower Manhattan. The result is this volume full of richly diverse and powerfully life-affirming verse by 18 noted poets, including Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman. Full-color illustrations.

This Place I Know: Poems of Comfort 2002, Candlewick Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780763619244