Today is the day when bold kites fly When cumulus clouds roar across the sky. When robins return, when children cheer, When light rain beckons spring to appear. —Robert McCracken
The poet and novelist whose grace, elegance and remarkable longevity spanned more than a century of life, died at her home overlooking Stonewall Pond in Chilmark on Friday afternoon, surrounded by her family. She had published her 11th book three years ago at the age of 104.