Category Archives: April Halprin Wayland

April Halprin Wayland is an award-winning author of poetry, picture books and the teen novel (in poems) Girl Coming in for a Landing. Visit

THREE POEMS FOR EARTH DAY by April Halprin Wayland (April is National Poetry Month and Earth Day is the 22nd)

My father was a farmer. He worked and wrote all his life to protect the people,  animals, land and waters of our world. He farmed acres and acres of walnut trees, but Daddy also planted experimental rows of peanuts, to … Continue reading

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