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Poetry Sunday: “I Want to Write a Poem to Celebrate,” by Maria Mazziotti Gillan

By Rebecca Foust
By Rebecca Foust

I found this poem last fall while reading Maria Mazziotti Gillan’s collected works and knew immediately I wanted it for Father’s Day. I’m always looking for poems that celebrate the spirit of such holidays without giving in to Hallmark stereotypes, and this is one: brimming with love for a remembered father but not tainted by sentimentality.

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