Poetry Month Videos

Library staff recorded some of their favorite poems for National Poetry Month. We think the poems are enjoyable anytime of the year. Sample a few. We think you'll agree.

Cassie - "'Hope is a thing with feathers' - 314" by Emily Dickinson

Rebecca - "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus

Emrys - "Antigonish [I met a man who wasn't there]" by William Hughes Mearns

Rebecca - "Pied Beauty" by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Poetry Month 2020

Rebecca - "Elmer's Tune" by Elmer Albrecht


Michele - "Daffodil's Return" by Bliss Carman


Ali - "Noise, by Pooh" by A.A. Milne


Rebecca - "Summer Rain" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Rosie - "A Library" by Nikki Giovanni


Beth - "Where the Sidewalk Ends" by Shel Silverstein


Cassie - "Sonnet 116" by William Shakespeare


Bailee - "Zorgamazooby" by Paul Robert Weston


Emrys - "The Aeneid" by Virgil


Maria - "Where the Sidewalk Ends" by Shel Silverstein


Ali - "The People Upstairs" by Odgen Nash

Source URL: https://www.wcdpl.org/poetry-month