Maxwell Wheat: Love poem for Virginia

Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr. is Poet Laureate emeritus of Nassau County. On February 5th--as part of a PeaceSmiths Valentine's/love poetry set and for their wedding anniversary--Max read a poem he wrote for his wife, Virginia "Ginger" Wheat. The poem is a scene of her swimming in the water at Jones Beach. Video key grip: Ian Wilder. Director: Kimberly Wilder.

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