Second Cup of Saturday Morning Coffee

by Christine Adams Beckett

Jane Hirschfield read at the Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark two weeks ago, when we suburbanites were treated to readings from poets from all over the globe, many of them Pulitzer prize winners, former poet laureates… Hirschfield was amongst the first women to graduate from Princeton University, among other accolades.  Her reading was also peaceful, warm and comforting: like a blanket.