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Posted on: April 9, 2021

National Poetry Month

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Each April has marked National Poetry Month since it was first organized by the American Academy of Poets in 1996. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, our staff have highlighted a diverse range of poetry anthologies from our collection. They can be borrowed by following the links below:

A Theory of Birds – Zaina Alsous

The Prophet – Khalil Gibran

Hoops – Major Jackson

Obit – Victoria Chang

The Selected Poems of Nikki Giovanni – Nikki Giovanni

Poems that Touch the Heart – A. L. Alexander

Selected Poetry of Emily Dickinson – Emily Dickinson

The Complete Poems – Walt Whitman

Good Poems – Garrison Keillor

140 Twitter Poems – Christopher Carmona

The Poetry of Robert Frost – Robert Frost

Tough Boy Sonatas – Curtis L. Crisler

Ink Knows No Borders – Patrice Vecchione and Alyssa Raymond

50: Thorns & Blossoms – Julie Marie Todd

Poetry for Young People – Maya Angelou

The Raven and Other Poems and Stories – Edgar Allen Poe

Fantasia for the Man in Blue – Tommye Blout

Alabanza - Martín Espada

Guillotine – Eduardo C. Corral

The Tradition – Jericho Brown

Felon – Reginald Dwayne Betts 

 Silencer – Marcus Wicker

Unaccompanied – Javier Zamora 

Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive – Patrick Rosal

Mala of the Heart – Ravi Nathwani and Kate Vogt

Vivas to Those Who Have Failed – Martín Espada

Be Recorder – Carmen Giménez Smith

The Tradition – Jericho Brown

The Best Poems of the English Language – Harold Bloom

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