Posted by: haggertylibrary | April 1, 2014

It’s National Poetry Month!



Celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture this month!

Explore the month and much more about poetry and poets on the sites below. And remember, Poem in Your Pocket Day is Thursday, April 24! (Find some poems to read and share in the Learning Commons.)

And follow this blog for more all month long…


The Academy of American Poets, the home of National Poetry Month

Features: Poem-a-Day emails; PDF poems for Poem In Your Pocket Day; browseable poems and poets; great audio clips

The Favorite Poem Project features Americans saying poems they love

Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine and home to a terrific new building and library in Chicago; browse poems and poets here too; find audio and video clips; check out their app too!

Writer’s Almanac, from NPR and Garrison Keillor; features daily poems to read and hear


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