3rd Wednesday In


The Poetry Foundation has formed a partnership with the Library of Congress to support the American Life in Poetry project, an initiative of Ted Kooser, the 2004-2006 Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.

Third Wednesday is honored to have been the source of first publication for several poems that have been featured by American Life in Poetry.

Aunt Eudora’s Harlequin Romance by Marilyn L. Taylor from Vol. IX, No. 1

Classic Toy by Mary M. Brown from Vol. IV, No. 3

Taos by Jillena Rose from Vol. III, No. 1

Delivered by Cynthia A. Ventresca from Vol. VIII, No. 4

Deer Fording The Missouri In Early Afternoon by Kevin Cole, Vol. VIII, No. 4

Click on the titles to read these great pieces.