Marian Kaplun Shapiro

Marian Kaplun Shapiro

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Marian Kaplun Shapiro is the author of a professional book, Second Childhood (Norton, 1988), a poetry book, Players In The Dream, Dreamers In The Play (Plain View Press, 2007) and two chapbooks: Your Third Wish (Finishing Line, 2007); and The End Of The World, Announced On Wednesday (Pudding House, 2007).

As a Quaker and a psychologist, her poetry often addresses the embedded topics of peace and violence, often by addressing one within the context of the other.

A resident of Lexington, she was named Senior Poet Laureate of Massachusetts in 2006 and again in 2008. Her work received the Elizabeth Bolton award.

Contributions by Marian Kaplun Shapiro

Spring 2010 Issue

Prayer For The New Year

Be sweet, my soul,
be soft, my soul
go round the bend gently, gently[…]

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Spring 2010 Issue

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Third Prize, 2009 Literal Latte Poetry Award.
I have a who singing silently to your who singing
silently to my who, whoever and whomever

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