A photograph of May Swenson on the beach
Photograph of May Swenson
Photo of May Swenson
A photograph of a young May Swenson carrying a sibling or cousin on her shoulders.
An image clipped from a newspaper or magazine of May Swenson reading her poetry at the Nicholas Cafe
A black and white photograph of May Swenson sitting in a chair while holding a magazine and smoking a cigarette.
A photograph of May Swenson's father, Dan Swenson
A photograph of May Swenson's mother
A picture of the Swenson family. May Swenson is standing on the far right in the back row.
A black and white photograph of May Swenson standing on a balcony.
A black and white photograph of May Swenson
A photograph of lightning taken on August 16, 1962 at the Univeristy of Arizona, given to May Swenson. The note on the back indicates that it was what inspired her to write "Half Sun, Half Sleep"
A magazine clipping of May Swenson's poem "The Lightning"