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National Poetry Month

Poetry display

 
                                                           
 

Local AuthorsPoetry is More Than Just a Poem by Paula Denise Johnson

Poetry is More Than Just a Poem by Paula Denise Johnson
811/JOH

Woman of Words An  Expression of Love: Poetic Inspiration by Syretta L. Williams
811/WIL

Poetry

Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems by Alice Walker
811/WAL

In Montgomery, and Other Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks
811/BRO

100 Best Love Poems of All Time edited by Leslie Pockell
808.81/ONE

Loose Woman by Sandra Cisneros
811/CIS

Poetry Slam: The Competitive Art of Performance Poetry by Gary Mex Glazner
811.54/POE

Anonymous Sins & Other Poems by Joyce Carol Oates
811/OAT

Blue Juniata: Collected Poems by Malcolm Cowley
811/COWThe Gift of Tongues: Twenty Five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press edited by Sam Hamill

The Gift of Tongues: Twenty Five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press edited by Sam Hamill
811/GIF

Treasury of American Poetry by Nancy Sullivan
811.008/TRE

Poetry of Robert Frost edited by Edward Connery Lathem
811/FRO

Black Sister: Poetry by Black American Women, 1746-1980 by Arlene Stetson
811.008896/BLA

Rising and Falling by William Matthews
811/MAT

Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou
811/ANG

Opening the Hand  by W.S. Merwin
811/MER

Angle of Ascent: New and Selected Poems by Robert Hayden
811/HAY

Treasury of American Poetry by Nancy Sullivan
811.008/TRE

Caroling Dusk: An Anthology of Verse by Black Poets of the Twenties by Countee Cullen
811.5208/CAR

Hispanic/Latino PoetryOdes to Common Things by Pablo Neruda

Odes to Common Things by Pablo Neruda
SP/861/NER

12 Spanish American Poets: An Anthology by H.R. Hays
SP/861/TWE

Best 100 Love Poems of the Spanish Language: Bilingual Edition by Rigas Kappatos
SP/861/BES

Antologia le la Poesia Hispanoamerican Contemporanea 1914-1970 Alianza Editorial por Jose Olivio Jimenez
SP/861/JIM

Extravagaria by Pablo Neruda
SP/861/NER

Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry by Monica de la Torre
861/TOR

Libertad Bajo Palabra by Octavio Paz
SP/861/PAZ

Veinte Poems de Armor y Una Cancion Desesperada por Pablo Neruda
SP/861.62/NER

Love Poems from Spain and Spanish America by Perry Higman
SP/861/LOV

Youth ServicesA Stick is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play by Marilyn Singer

A Stick is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play by Marilyn Singer
E/SINGER

Steady Hands: Poems about Work by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer
J811.6/ZIM

Mirror Mirror by Marilyn Singer
J811.54/SIN

Guacamole: Un Poems para Cocinar by Jorge Argueta and Mrgarita Sada
J861/AGR

Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman
J811.54/SIDMAN

Great Migration: Journey to the North by Eloise Greenfield
J811.54/GRE

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart by Walter Dean Myers
J811.54/MYE

Every Thing on it: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
J811.54/SIL

Bronzeville Boys and Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks
J811.54/BRO

Audio Visual Materials on Poetry

Essential Brooks by Gwendolyn Brooks
CD/NF/BRO

Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
CD/NF/HUG

Bread and Steel: Illinois Poets Reading from Their Works with Kevin Stein
CD/NF/BRE

American Wits with Dorothy Parker
CD/NF/AME

God’s Trombones: A Trilogy of African American Poems narrated by James Earl Jones
DVD/FAMILY/GOD 616L’Homme du Train= Man on the Train starring Jean Rochefort and Johnny Hallyday

L’Homme du Train= Man on the Train starring Jean Rochefort and Johnny Hallyday
DVD/FOREIGN/MAN 297

Where the Wild Things Are-And Other Maurice Sendak Stories by Maurice Sendak and Peter Schickele
DVD/CHILDREN/WHE 616