April is National Poetry Month, the most widely celebrated literary event in the world.
We hope you will join us for this uplifting event!
Meanwhile, get inspired and check out our recommended poetry selections:
1919 / Eve L. Ewing
Asian American poetry : the next generation / edited by Victoria Chang
Black girl magic / edited by Mahogany L. Browne, Idrissa Simmonds, Jamila Woods
The feathered heart / Mark Turcotte
Felicity / Mary Oliver
[Insert] boy / Danez Smith
Jimmy’s blues and other poems / James Baldwin
LatiNext / edited by Felicia Rose Chavez, José Olivarez and Willie Perdomo
Magical Negro / Morgan Parker
Night sky with exit wounds / Ocean Vuong
Soul sister revue : a poetry compilation / edited by Cynthia Manick
Translating Mo’um / Cathy Park Hong
What the Chickadee Knows : poems in Anishinaabemowin and English / Margaret Noodin
Wade in the water : poems / Tracy K. Smith
The wild iris / Louise Glück
The world doesn’t end : prose poems / Charles Simic
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