Poem For Your Thoughts: Your Memories Of Love, Captured In Poetry

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Back in January, in honor of Valentine's Day, Morning Edition announced a love poem request line : Send us your memories of love and relationships, and author Kwame Alexander will find a poem that captures that feeling. We got more than 600 heartfelt, moving responses. You shared stories of being smitten and stories of betrayal; stories of parental love and of love between empty nesters. And, of course, there's at least one love letter to a dog. Here are Alexander's poetry picks for some of those messages. Sunny day in a hammock with my lover, Tia. All I can remember is the golden light and her smile. The perfect way we fit together. I knew then I was sunk and in love! -- Angela Reece (Santa Fe, N.M.) Alexander recommends "Toothpaste" by E....

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Poem For Your Thoughts: Your Memories Of Love, Captured In Poetry

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