by Ted Kooser, U.S. POET LAUREATE, 2004-2006
My grandmother Moser made wonderful cherry pies from fruit from a tree just across the road from her house, and I have loved fruit trees ever since. A cherry tree is all about giving. Here’s a poem by Nathaniel Perry, who lives in Virginia, giving us an orchard made of words.
Remaking a Neglected Orchard