National Poetry Month

Adult

The tradition by Brown, Jericho
Obit : Poems by Chang, Victoria
Snow approaching on the Hudson : poems by Kleinzahler, August
The new one : painfully true stories from a reluctant dad by Birbiglia, Mike
If they come for us : poems by Asghar, Fatimah
Good bones by Smith, Maggie
Long way down by Reynolds, Jason
Border lines : poems of migration by
Dearly : new poems by Atwood, Margaret
Milk and honey by Kaur, Rupi
Heart talk : poetic wisdom for a better life by Wade, Cleo.
Committed to memory: 100 best poems to memorize by
Homie : poems by Smith, Danez
The princess saves herself in this one by Lovelace, Amanda.
Citizen : an American lyric by Rankine, Claudia
Postcolonial love poem by Diaz, Natalie
The flame : poems, notebooks, lyrics, drawings by Cohen, Leonard
Vulnerable AF : poems by Ball, Tarriona
The hill we climb : an inaugural poem for the country by Gorman, Amanda
Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver by Oliver, Mary
Ordinary light : a memoir by Smith, Tracy K.
When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton Anthology of Native Nations poetry by Harjo, Joy.
Some things I still can
Say her name by Elliott, Zetta
You better be lightning by Gibson, Andrea  (Poet)
Night sky with exit wounds by Vuong, Ocean
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri
Home body by Kaur, Rupi
Call us what we carry : poems by Gorman, Amanda
All dogs are good : poems and memories by Peppernell, Courtney.
Goldenrod : poems by Smith, Maggie
Returning the sword to the stone by Leidner, Mark
Poet warrior : a memoir by Harjo, Joy
How to fly (in ten thousand easy lessons) : poetry by Kingsolver, Barbara
African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song by
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Young Adult

Here in Harlem : poems in many voices by Myers, Walter Dean
Shout by Anderson, Laurie Halse
Bronx masquerade by Grimes, Nikki.
Clap when you land by Acevedo, Elizabeth
Crossover by Alexander, Kwame
Red hot salsa : bilingual poems on being young and Latino in the United States by
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Across the rainbow bridge : stories of Norse gods and humans by Crossley-Holland, Kevin.
The Black Flamingo by Atta, Dean
Crank by Hopkins, Ellen.
Every body looking by Iloh, Candice.
Home is not a country by Elhillo, Safia
Punching the air by Zoboi, Ibi Aanu
Poisoned apples : poems for you, my pretty by Heppermann, Christine

Children’s

When we were very young by Milne, A. A.
Brown girl dreaming by Woodson, Jacqueline.
For every one by Reynolds, Jason
Legacy : women poets of the Harlem Renaissance by Grimes, Nikki
Everything comes next : collected and new poems by Nye, Naomi Shihab
Woke : a young poet
No voice too small : fourteen young Americans making history by Metcalf, Lindsay H editor
The last straw: kids vs. plastics by Hood, Susan
Ancestor approved : intertribal stories for kids by
Star child : a biographical constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Zoboi, Ibi Aanu
Love that dog by Creech, Sharon.
The Arabic quilt : an immigrant story by Khalil, Aya
Dreams from many rivers : a Hispanic history of the United States told in poems by Engle, Margarita
Inside out & back again by Lai, Thanhha.
Hello, Earth! : poems to our planet by Sidman, Joyce
Rebound by Alexander, Kwame
Other words for home by Warga, Jasmine
Sweet people are everywhere by Walker, Alice
The dirt book : poems about animals that live beneath our feet by Harrison, David L.
Poem in my pocket by Tougas, Chris.
They only see the outside : poems by Dakos, Kalli
Lullaby : for a black mother by Hughes, Langston
Niños : poems for the lost children of Chile by Ferrada, María José
Where the sidewalk ends : the poems & drawings of Shel Silverstein. by Silverstein, Shel
Like a dandelion by Lee, Huy Voun