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Celebrate April
National Poetry Month!


Read an older poem you learned as a child, or check out some of the Library’s newer titles.

coverThe Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing
Kevin Young, editor
811.008035 ART

The 100 Best African American Poems: (*But I Cheated)
Nikki Giovanni, editor
811.008089 ONE

coverComplete Poems
Dorothy Parker
811.52 PAR

No Surrender
811.54 AI

coverThe Wind Blows Through the Doors of My Heart: Poems
Deborah Digges
811.54 DIG

Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories
Reginald Gibbons
811.54 GIB

coverThe Apple Trees at Olema: New and Selected Poems
Robert Hass
811.54 HAS

The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, 1975-2010
Edward Hirsch
811.54 HIR

coverSwan: Poems and Prose Poems
Mary Oliver
811.54 OLI

Morning Haiku
Sonia Sanchez
811.54 SAN

coverWhite Egrets: Poems
Derek Walcott
811.54 WAL

C.K. Williams
811.54 WIL

coverApproaching Ice: Poems
Elizabeth Bradfield
811.6 BRA

Driving Montana, Alone
Katie Phillips
811.6 PHI

coverIf There Is Something to Desire: One Hundred Poems
Vera Pavlova
891.715 PAV

Wislawa Szymborska
891.8517 SZY


***PS: Don’t forgetPoem in Your Pocket Day (April 14, 2011) and share a favorite with friends or co-workers.  Great examples of poems to download or print can be found at The American Academy of Poets website.

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