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Reese in the garden of Emily Spencer Hayden's home, Nancy's Fancy in Waverly. Emily Spencer Hayden Collection, PP92.132, MdHS.

Lizette Woodworth Reese and the Poetry of Spring

Lizette Woodworth Reese was one of the most beloved poets to live and write in Baltimore. Her crisp but lyrical poems captured the beauty of the city and her beloved Waverly neighborhood. Her work was deep and insightful but never overwrought or overly sentimental. It frequently drew comparison to the simple but elegant work of [...]