“A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.”
W. H. Auden
Our Library is proud to have a diverse array of poetry on offer including the classics, works from our esteemed faculty, womens’ poetry chapbooks, and books by contemporary/popular poets. Reading short, powerful poems makes a great way to enjoy our Book Lounge.
Edgar Allen Poe, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Edith Wharton, and Robert Frost headline the classics we have on shelf.
We have books by some of today's top poets, including Adrienne Rich, Albert Goldbarth, Carol Lynn Pearson, Susan Wheeler, Willie Perdomo