Did you know that National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world?! The Bailey Library invites you to join in the fun by celebrating poems and poets all month long.
Start by checking out a book of poems from the library’s collection. Your student ID is your library card.
Need a poem on the go?
- Poem-a-Day is a daily poetry series sharing new works by contemporary poets.
- Browse nature poems in honor of Earth Day from the Poetry Foundation.
- Stick a poem in your pocket and have it with you all day long on April 27, Poem in Your Pocket Day.
Wondering why people need poetry? Check out this TedTalk!
Have a poem you’d like to share? The WCC Poetry Club has an open call for submissions for a new anthology called Poetry Sustains: Investing in our Resources. The anthology celebrates Earth Day and National Poetry Month.
Spring is in the air and the end of the semester is just around the corner. April is a month of promise and potential, the perfect time to use that extra daylight to read a poem or two.