Linda Pastan Poems

Linda Pastan is a contemporary American poet who served as the poet laureate of Maryland. She won the Mademoiselle poetry prize while at Radcliffe College and only returned to poetry in the 1970s. Her poetry focuses on themes like marriage and grief. She has also won the Dylan Thomas Award and a Pushcart Prize.

Sometimes in Winter

by Linda Pastan

‘Sometimes in Winter’ by Linda Pastan is an interesting poem about freedom, happiness, and caring for those one loves. 

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