Today is National Poetry Day! It is safe to say that this year we needed poetry to soothe and calm us of our anxiety and fears that we have been feeling lately. It is important now more than ever to enjoy, discover and share poetry.
This year I have just done that. I have come across amazing poetry collections and read emotional and powerful poetry that will stay with me always. So in keeping with the tradition of this celebration, I am sharing it with you! If you are looking to start (or get back into) poetry, here are some great book recs that will have you looking at poetry in a whole new light:
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The Great American Read, the PBS campaign to find America’s favorite book, has just reached a milestone. Today, they are celebrating 2 MILLION VOTES! A lot of people are really active in the search of America’s favorite novel! Continue reading “Top 40 Books in The Great American Read”
The book list has been reveleaed !
Here it is…the top 100 books that the public will choose from and determine which is “The Great American Read” The book list was compiled based on a survey of Americans, conducted by PBS and a polling service. Voting will begin after the premiere of the series, which airs on Tuesday, May 22 at 8pm.
Did your favorite make the list?
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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 Poems of Emily Dickinson
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