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Poet Laureate Take Heart

The Weekly Newspaper Column of Maine Poetry Edited by Wesley McNair


You can access the five most recent poems from the Take Heartseries by clicking on the highlighted titles below. Furthermore, you can access the continually updated anthology by clicking the accompanying image to the right. 

August 14, 2011 "Her Telling" by Thomas R. Moore 

August 21, 2011 "Feed My Birds" by Elizabeth McFarland 

Setpember 4, 2011 "Mr Fix-It" by Stuart Kestenbaum 

Setpember 11, 2011 "Some Clear Night" by Gary Lawless 

Setpember 18, 2011 "Peaches" by Kate Barnes 


Submit to Take Heart 

Maine poets who would like their work considered for “Take Heart” may send copies of published poetry collections or other poetry publications (such as magazine or quarterlies) to: Take Heart c/o MWPA 314 Forest Avenue, Room 318 Portland, Maine 04102 Questions may be directed to David Turner, Special Assistant to the Maine Poet Laureate: 207/228-8263 or