Quote of the Day – January 12, 2022

National Poetry Day 2021

Today is National Poetry Day! This day is an annual celebration that encourages everyone to enjoy, discover and share poetry. Although it does look a bit better over the horizon, we still need to help provide us with that peacefulness and calmness we often seek after such a huge storm( the storm being the pandemic).

Like last year, I have again come across amazing poetry collections and verse novels that have impacted me. So for today, let us enjoy, discover and share the newly released poetry collections of 2021 that will make you a lover of the genre and appreciate it even more:

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Poem of the Week: This is Not a Small Voice by Sonia Sanchez

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Poem of the Week: In This Place (An American Lyric) by Amanda Gorman

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Books to Read This Month: February Edition

The cold winter (and a pandemic that doesn’t seem to have no end) has gotten you down? Maybe an anthology of powerful black voices, a mysterious death, a teenage disappearance and magical milliner can help makes this short month more bearable? Beat the winter blues by adding these exciting new releases to your TBR shelf.

P.S. I’m currently reading Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard and I’m already feeling amazing emotions about it!

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