National Poetry Month

Adult

Devotions : the selected poems of Mary Oliver by Oliver, Mary
The new one : painfully true stories from a reluctant dad by Birbiglia, Mike
Returning the sword to the stone by Leidner, Mark
All dogs are good : poems and memories by Peppernell, Courtney.
Ordinary light : a memoir by Smith, Tracy K.
Long way down by Reynolds, Jason
Border lines : poems of migration by
Obit : Poems by Chang, Victoria
How to fly (in ten thousand easy lessons) : poetry by Kingsolver, Barbara
You better be lightning by Gibson, Andrea  (Poet)
Citizen : an American lyric by Rankine, Claudia
The tradition by Brown, Jericho
Vulnerable AF : poems by Ball, Tarriona
Homie : poems by Smith, Danez
Goldenrod : poems by Smith, Maggie
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri
The flame : poems, notebooks, lyrics, drawings by Cohen, Leonard
Dearly : new poems by Atwood, Margaret
Postcolonial love poem by Diaz, Natalie
Some things I still can't tell you : poems by Collins, Misha.
Snow approaching on the Hudson : poems by Kleinzahler, August
Committed to memory: 100 best poems to memorize by
Good bones by Smith, Maggie
Home body by Kaur, Rupi
Night sky with exit wounds by Vuong, Ocean
You don't have to be everything : poems for girls becoming themselves by Whitney, Diana.
The hill we climb : an inaugural poem for the country by Gorman, Amanda
Call us what we carry : poems by Gorman, Amanda
If they come for us : poems by Asghar, Fatimah
Poet warrior : a memoir by Harjo, Joy
Heart talk : poetic wisdom for a better life by Wade, Cleo.
The princess saves herself in this one by Lovelace, Amanda.
Milk and honey by Kaur, Rupi
When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton Anthology of Native Nations poetry by Harjo, Joy.
Say her name by Elliott, Zetta
African American poetry : 250 years of struggle & song by

Young Adult

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

Children’s

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