National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month.  We invite you to celebrate by reading or listening to some wonderful poetry.  Scroll down below for suggestions for some superb selections for adults, teens, and children.

Check out the League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Month webpage for resources and information on how you can participate in National Poetry Month!

Poetry for Adults

Looking for some poetry ebooks and audiobooks? Check out our e-collection in Overdrive for some more fabulous poetry collections!

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Did you know we publish our very own VIRL literature and art magazine called Sea & Cedar? Check out the outstanding poetry (as well as short fiction, creative nonfiction, and artwork) by local writers in our most recent issue here! And find out how to submit your own work for consideration here.