Pankake Poetry Reading with Margaret Hasse
April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
“How I love the vine that grows beneath the north window,
a vine without much to say for itself,
just a few odd phrases of berries and leaves,
Starting with the Vine*
“[Her] poems are well-made and cared for, precisely sung messages from the heart familiar with the ‘injured beauty’ of live, the knife of loss, and the rose of vision…Hasse’s poems travel the common world and make it strangely new, clearly seen, powerfully said.”
What: Pankake Poetry Reading
Who: Margaret Hasse — “Selected Poems”
When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
The Pankake Poetry Series was named in honor of librarian Marcia Pankake, whose love of poetry was demonstrated in the countless readings and poetry events she hosted at the University Libraries until her retirement in 2007.
About Margaret Hasse
Margaret Hasse is a poet, teacher, and arts consultant, with a career spanning four decades in the Twin Cities. Her poetry, frequently featured on The Writer’s Almanac and in many publications, speaks intimately and resonantly about experiences in the everyday world, finding joy and revelation in what we often take for granted. She is the author of five collections of poems, Stars Above, Stars Below, In a Sheep’s Eye, Darling, Milk and Tides, Earth’s Appetite, and Between Us.