National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month.  Created by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is held every April throughout the United States to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Thousands of organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events.

For fun and inspirational ways to get involved, here’s a link to 30 ways of celebrating poetry.  For more information about National Poetry Month check out Poets.org.

Below is a sampling of recent poetry books that can be found in the Hatfield Library.  And here are some Library of Congress call number ranges if you would like to browse for poetry in our stacks:

PG3230-3238 Russian Poetry
PS301-326 American Poetry
PQ4091-4131, PQ4207-4225 Italian Poetry
PQ6075-6098, PQ6174.95-6215 Spanish Poetry
PQ9061-9081, PQ9149-9163 Portuguese Poetry
PT500-597, PT1151-1241 German Poetry
PT5201-5243, PT5470-5488 Dutch Poetry
PN1010-1525 Poetry (General)
PN1031-1049 Theory and Philosophy of Poetry
PN1110-1279 History and criticism
PN1301-1333 Epic Poetry
PN1341-1347 Folk Poetry
PN1351-1389 Lyric Poetry
PR500-614, PR1170-1228 Poetry by Period

 

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The auroras : new poems – St. John, David

Call Number: PS3569.A4536 A95 2012

 

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By herself – Greger, Debora

Call Number: PS3557.R42 B9 2012

 

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The Cambridge Introduction to modernist poetry – Howarth, Peter

Call Number: PN1271 .H69 2012

 

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Changing is not vanishing: a collection of early American Indian poetry to 1930

Call Number: PS591.I55 C47 2011

 

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The football corporations: poems – Heyen, William

Call Number: PS3558.E85 F66 2012

 

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On the spectrum of possible deaths – Perillo, Lucia Maria

Call Number: PS3566.E69146 O5 2012

 

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Poems under Saturn = Poymes saturniens – Verlaine, Paul

Call Number: PQ2463 .P5713 2011