Poet http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Poems by David Romtvedt http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/poems-david-romtvedt <p>David Romtvedt teaches in the MFA program for writers at the University of Wyoming and served as the state&#39;s poet laureate from 2003 to 2011.&nbsp; Today, we&rsquo;ll hear three of his poems about his daughter.</p><p></p><p><strong>Sunday Morning Early</strong></p><p>My daughter and I paddle red kayaks<br />across the lake. Pulling hard,<br />we slip through the water.<br />Far from either shore,<br />my daughter is a young woman<br />and suddenly everything is a metaphor<br />for how short a time we are granted:&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:41:18 +0000 David Romtvedt 46883 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Poems by David Romtvedt Award-winning poet, author, writer Naomi Shihab Nye http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/award-winning-poet-author-writer-naomi-shihab-nye <p></p><p>Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet, songwriter, and novelist. She was born to a Palestinian father and American mother. Although she regards herself as a "wandering poet", she refers to San Antonio as her home.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 23:45:30 +0000 Emy DiGrappa 40609 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Award-winning poet, author, writer Naomi Shihab Nye