Meet children’s author and poet, Victoria Zigler and a book review

Poet and children’s book author, Victoria Zigler, is my March Treasuring Poetry guest and has shared her favourite poem and poet. I have also shared a review of her poetry book, Waves of Broken Dreams and Other Poems. Thank you Kaye Lynne Booth for hosting us.

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Today, I have talented children’s author and poet, Victoria (Tori) Zigler, visiting Writing to be Read to tell us about her favourite poem and poet.

What is your favourite poem?

As I’ve often said, I always struggle with picking favourites, and the fact my favourites will generally change depending on my mood doesn’t help.  My three favourite poets are Robert Frost, William Wordsworth, and Dylan Thomas, with Emily Dickenson and Edward Leer right behind them – the latter especially when I want something light-hearted.  But as for a favourite poem… Now, that’s a little more difficult.  Like I said, that changes constantly.  However, this poem by Emily Dickenson entitled “There Is No Frigate Like A Book” is definitely among my favourites:

“There is no Frigate like a Book

To take us Lands away,

Nor any Coursers like a Page

Of prancing Poetry –

This Traverse may the poorest take

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