When They Were Very Young

We're happy to present an expanded version of a feature that originated in 1950 on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the PSA and was recently revived as a corner of our exhibit, "Portraits of Poets, 1910-2010" at the National Arts Club this past January and as a feature on our website. This expanded installment more accurately reflects the dynamism and diversity of the exhibit as a whole, and we hope you enjoy it.

                Tina Chang, with her brother

 


   
Henri Cole                                              Wanda Coleman and
                                                                   a paternal great aunt
                                                                          


                 
                                  Alfred Corn     

 
           
Douglas Crase                                     Rita Dove, photo by Ray A. Dove



                                    
                                     Cornelius Eady


 

                      
                        Joy Harjo
     
        
Matthea Harvey                        Terrance Hayes

 

                             

 


 

   
Maxine Kumin                           

 

 

   
Heather McHugh

 

    
Marianne Moore,                             Tracie Morris
with her brother                                        
   
                David Mura and paternal grandfather


 

     
Elise Paschen, with her                     
mother Maria Tallchief     
                                  

 

                  
Claudia Rankine                                  Spencer Reece

 


 

                             
Tracy K. Smith,
with her mother



                                       
Arthur Sze

 

 

 

         
Afaa Michael Weaver            Al Young,
                                                     photo by Dan I. Slobin

 

                   
                    Kevin Young

 

 

 
 

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