Feel like you "don't get" poetry? Don't know your assonance from your anapest? Poetry for Dummies is an excellent place to start. It begins gently with "Reading and Understanding Poetry," then moves through some history of poetry and covers how to begin writing (and performing!) poetry yourself. There's something magical about having a poem memorized--you … Continue reading It’s April–Time to Fill Your Heart with Poetry!
That time of year you currently behold When verses rise to culture's highest top. We get our slam performances down cold And prep to recite Beowulf. (A bop!) If you are ready to imbibe the sweets Of sonnets and sestinas, you're in luck. Reynolds has scads of fine poetic treats-- Dive into our stacks and … Continue reading It’s National Poetry Month at Reynolds Libraries!
The Academy of American Poets sponsors National Poetry Month each April. Sign up here to get a poem-a-day emailed to you for the rest of the month. Stop by the Parham Campus library circulation desk for a free poetry-related bookmark. Spout off a little random poetry! Can you identify the poet in the picture to … Continue reading April: National Poetry Month