Poetry in Everyday Life

Page from Langston Hughes, Poem, The Poems, 1921-1940, PS3515.U274 2001

April 1, 2021-June 30, 2021
Location: Online

During the last year, it has been more important than ever to appreciate and find beauty in the everyday. For April's National Poetry Month we're highlighting some works from our collection that speak to the little things that get us through, including: everyday tasks, the beauty of nature, and our family and pets.

Page from Jean Charlot, Tortillera in Mele, a journal of international poetry, 1975, Charlot Collection Page from Edward Gorey, I & J in Gorey Posters, 1979, Special Gorey NC139.G63 A4 1979 Page from Spark Matsunaga poems from the Congressional Papers collection. Page from Ogden Nash, An introduction to dogs, from The golden treasury of Poetry, Juvenile PN6110.C4U56

View the Online Exhibit at: https://sites.google.com/hawaii.edu/uhmlibrarypoetryineverydaylife/

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