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Resource Spotlight from the BSC Library

April is National Poetry Month

by Megan Rupe on 2021-03-29T11:36:48-04:00 | Comments

April is National Poetry Month! The Bay State College librarians have compiled this collection of poetry resources for you. We'll hope you'll take the opportunity this month to experience some poetry!

Celebrate National Poetry Month:

30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month at home or online! 

How to Read A Poem--How to read a poem for enjoyment, from 


Find Poetry Online:

Poetry Foundation--Sort by topics, forms, and age group. You can also check out articles about poems and poets as well! of the Academy of American poets--you can find poems based on topic and form or listen to the poem of the day. 


A Selection of Videos on Poets from Films on Demand:

Poetry in America (Season 2)- PBS series on American poets, including Elizabeth Bishop, Marianne Moore, Mark Doty, Yusef Komunyakaa, William Carlos Williams, and Walt Whitman.

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise-Documentary on American poet Maya Angelou.

Six Poets: Searching for Rhyme and Reason- Documentary series on six poets, John Donne, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and W.H. Auden.


A Selection of Poetry Anthologies from ProQuest Ebook Central:

Cover ArtLooking Out, Looking In by William Luis (Editor)
ISBN: 9781558857612
Publication Date: 2013-05-31

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