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“February 29,” a leap day poem by Jane Hirshfield

Leap days are special by their very nature, falling only every four years, and now the day has its own poem, thanks to Jane Hirshfield. Hirshfield, a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets who lives in Marin County, wrote “February 29” on Feb. 29, 2012, to eulogize a friend. “I had, months before,” she […]