Annie Finch

Annie Finch is a contemporary poet and editor. Throughout her career so far, she’s published 20 books of poetry textbooks and been included in anthologies. She has also won the Robert Fitzgerald Award and the Sarasvati Award for Poetry.

Another Reluctance

‘Another Reluctance’ by Annie Finch is a beautiful short poem about a childhood experience. The speaker describes waiting for and watching chestnuts fall.

another reluctance by annie finch


‘Insect’ by Annie Finch describes an insect. The poet uses hyphenated compound words and unusual images to depict the creature’s life and actions.

insect by annie finch

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