Marie Harris reads "Song from Pippa Passes" by Robert Browning

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In this installment, Marie Harris reads “Song from Pippa Passes” by Robert Browning. Harris, New Hampshire Poet Laureate 1999-2004, is a writer, teacher, editor, and businesswoman. In 2003, she produced the first-ever gathering of state poets laureate. She has served as writer-in-residence at elementary and secondary schools throughout New England, and has written freelance articles for publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The New Hampshire Sunday News, and Corvette Fever. She is the author of four books of poetry--the most recent of which being Your Sun, Manny: A Prose Poem Memoir--and is the editor of several poetry anthologies. She has written two books for children: G is for Granite: A New Hampshire Alphabet, and Primary Numbers: A New Hampshire Number Book. In 2003, Harris was named Library Trustee of the Year by the New Hampshire Library Trustees Association. Currently, she is working on a project involving America's first woman composer, Amy Beach.

Robert Browning, "Song from Pippa Passes"
["The year's at the spring"]

The year's at the spring,
And day's at the morn;
Morning's at seven;
The hill-side's dew-pearl'd;
The lark's on the wing;
The snail's on the thorn;
God's in His heaven—
All's right with the world!

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