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April 30, 2015

Field in Spring

Susan Stewart

About This Poem


“This poem is from a series of studies of the same field in sequential seasons. Is there anyone in the northern hemisphere who isn’t trying, in these days, to read the signs of spring?”
Susan Stewart


Susan Stewart is the author of numerous books of poems, including Red Rover (University of Chicago Press, 2008). She is a professor of English at Princeton University.


Photo credit: American Academy in Berlin



Most Recent Book by Stewart


Red Rover

(University of Chicago Press, 2008)

"In cold spring air" by Reginald Gibbons


"Alcove" by John Ashbery


"Spring Snow" by Arthur Sze


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