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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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.
Continue reading “Poem of the Week: A Hymn to the Evening by Phillis Wheatley”
Thy various works, imperial queen, we see,
How bright their forms! how deck’d with pomp by thee!
Thy wond’rous acts in beauteous order stand,
And all attest how potent is thine hand.
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Pages: 108 pages
Published: April 1, 2995
Publisher: Applewood Books
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