Want to start reading poetry but don’t know where to start? Here are 10 great poetry books from amazing poets that will help you get started and, hopefully, have you appreciate poetry more!
The Collected Poems by Langston Hughes
The Complete Collected Poems by Maya Angelou
The Complete Poems by Emily Brontë
Selected Poems by Robert Burns (I just finished this one and his poems are fantastic. Review will be coming soon!)
The Collected Poetry, 1968-1998 by Nikki Giovani
The Major Works by William Wordsworth
The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson (Classic legend told through a poem. Can’t get any better than that)
Shakespeare’s Sonnets by William Shakespeare (My favorite! If you are starting to read poetry, Shakespeare’s Sonnets are definite plus!
Did your favorite poet or poetry make the list? What is you favorite book of poetry?