Celebrate National Poetry Month!

National Poetry Month Official Poster

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate this month, we collected suggestions of some of the staff’s favorite poems!

From our Electronic Resources Librarian, Danielle’s own poem!

From Nina, Head of Education & Reference, The Love Song of J. Aflred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot.

From Dana, Community Engagement Coordinator, Keeping Things Whole by Mark Strand.

From Kristin, Web Applications Developer, Hug o’ War by Shel Silverstein.

From Emily, Cataloging Librarin, I Have No Gun, But I Can Spit by W. H. Auden.

From Jessica, Metadata Librarian, The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe.

Yumin, Head of Collection Management, suggested the poem Rabbi ben Ezra by Robert Browning.

For even more poems, check out this free PDF from the National Poetry Month website, Poem in Your Pocket!