National Poetry Month was first celebrated in April 1996, and called for by the National Academy of American Poets, with the endorsement of then-president Bill Clinton.
Here is a sampling of books (both physical and electronic) which The Sullivan Library offers:
811.54 G439C The collected poetry of Nikki Giovanni, 1968-1998 (Amazon) by Nikki Giovanni
895.113 W684 Willow, wine, mirror, moon: women’s poems from Tang China (Amazon) by Jeanne Larsen
811.5 D986 Dyed-in-the-wool: a Hudson River poetry anthology (Amazon) by Elizabeth McGuffey
811 C549G Gardens of the streets: Poetry and pictures of urban rescue missions and the people they serve (Amazon) by William Lewis Clark
808.8193 W556 What have you lost? (Amazon) by Naomi Shihab Nye
811.52 T587H Harlem Gallery (Amazon) by Melvin Tolson
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If you current attend Dominican College as a student, faculty, or staff member, you can view the resources below on your computer. To access the electronic books, first log-in to the databases. Then choose Ebrary. When instructed below, surround the title in quote marks for ease of searching.
[online] The devil’s cookbook (Amazon) by Sue Owen — search for: “devil’s cookbook”
[online] Midnight coffee (Amazon) by Edward M. George — search for: “midnight coffee”
[online] Drift (Amazon) by Mary Kinzie — search for: drift mary kinzie
[online] Earth in the attic (Amazon) by Fady Joudah — search for “earth in the attic”