Entries tagged with ‘national poetry month’

Friendship Bracelets on Friday!

Celebrate National Poetry Month on the occasion of the release of Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department. Make friendship bracelets at the Library on Friday, April 19 – and bring a friend! To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I eyed, Such seems your beauty […]

National Poetry Month

  Launched by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996, National Poetry Month is a special occasion that celebrates poets’ integral role in our culture and that poetry matters. Join the Gustavus Library in celebrating National Poetry Month: National Poetry Month Display (Hasselquist Room, Library main floor).  (Yes, we encourage you to check out […]

National Poetry Month : Nobel Prize Winner Louise Glück

Gustavus Library actively collects works by Nobel Prize laureates, and since it’s National Poetry Month we thought there’s no better time to explore the works of American poet Louise Glück (1943- ), who last October was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence […]

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April 2021 is the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month! Celebrate the voices of poets from today and the past:      “The Hill We Climb” (excerpt) – Amanda Gorman, 2021      When day comes we ask ourselves,      where can we find light in this never-ending shade? …      We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always […]

April is National Poetry Month!

Looking for something fun to read? Celebrate national poetry month, one of the largest literary celebrations in the world by checking out our collection of poetry in the children’s and young adult sections! Take a break from studying to read poems by Shel Silverstein, Tomie dePaola, poems about nature, poems that will make you laugh, […]