We can’t let National Poetry Month go by without a taste of some of the poetry goodness that lives within the confines of the Digital Public Library of America. From the postcard above featuring an excerpt from a poem by Alex Caldero proclaiming ‘Poetry is wanted here!’ to a sampling of dust jackets, to a lunch poem from second graders, poetry is alive and well at DPLA.
The First book of poetry [Title-page]. 1811
The pleasures of poetry. (Vol. 2) 1947
Poetry Week at Miss Duckett Monroe School Washington, DC, 1947
School lunch poetry from a second grade class at Ashley Elementary,Vernal, Utah. Undated
Entrance to the original Poetry Center. ca. 1960
This post first appeared o the blog of the DPLA