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Margaret Rorke (1915-2000) wrote poetry that was regularly published on the editorial pages of The Saginaw News (2,824 different poems in all). From 1975 through 1990, approximately 400 of her poems were featured in Judd Arnett’s column in The Detroit Free Press, and her poetry appeared in countless other settings throughout her lifetime.

The digital edition of her 4,000 published poems as well as her three books of poetry have recently been added to the Library of Congress's collection of American poetry.

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This website was made in an effort to share Margaret Rorke’s poems with the world. Please read, enjoy, and most of all - share with your loved ones.

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Hang up a poem that inspires you somewhere in your home where you’ll see it often, and it will bring you joy every day!

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Many of Margaret’s poems tickle the funny poem, and your children are sure to enjoy them. Make them a bedtime read!

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Margaret Rorke published over 4,000 poems in her lifetime. If you are looking for a poem on a particular topic, please fill out the form here, and her daughter, Peg, and son, Bob, will be in touch with what they can find.

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