In this Tuesday, March 26, 2013 photo, Caroline Kennedy flips through her new book “Poems to Learn by Heart” during an interview with The Associated Press in New York. Kennedy’s 10th and latest book extols the value of learning poems by heart. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
NEW YORK (AP) — Beginning work a few years ago on her latest book, an anthology of poems for young people, Caroline Kennedy found herself looking through one of her mother’s scrapbooks. She burst into laughter, she says, as she came across a poem that her brother John, as a youngster, had picked out and copied as a gift to their poetry-loving mom.
“Willie with a thirst for gore, Nailed his sister to the door,” went the poem, by an unknown author. “Mother Login to read more