Friday, October 01, 2004

Back to poetry news: Daphne Gottlieb's name is dropped in the new Lemony Snicket book:

"X wouldn't keep poetry books out front like that," Violet said, "he would have kept them secret."

"Just like he kept the secret of what happened to Y's brother," Klaus said.

"He thought there were secrets too terrible for young people to know," Violet said, "but now we need to know them."


The elder Baudelaires sat quietly for a moment, looking at the cabinet in the sideboard, and then, without a word, the two siblings stepped onto the wooden table so they could open the highest cabinet. Inside was a small stack of books on such dull topics as child rearing, proper and improper diets, and the water cycle, but when the children pushed these books aside they saw what they had been looking for.

"Elizabeth Bishop," Violet said, "Charles Simic, Samuel Taylor Cooleridge, Franz Wright, Daphne Gottlieb--there's all sorts of poetry here."

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