National Poetry Month Week 2

National Poetry Month Week 2

Welcome to week two of the Tyler Libraries' National Poetry Month celebration!  This week is feature more of our favorite poets!  You can find all of the following books on display at the Midlothian library!  Happy reading! Lullaby (with Exit Sign) by Hadara Bar-Nadav Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3602.A73 L85 2012         Citizen: An American Lyic by Claudia Rankine Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3568.A572 A6 2014         Morning in Serra Mattu: A Nubian Ode by Arif Gamal Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3607.A4265 M67 2014         Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals by Patricia Lockwood Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3612.O27…continue reading →
April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month!

It is that time of year to celebrate poetry!  April is National Poetry Month, so to rejoice in one of the Tyler libraries' favorite occasions, the Library Space blog will be highlighting different works of poetry each Friday throughout April. To kick-off the month, the following titles are available at the Midlothian campus library: The Collected Poems of Kennth Koch  Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3521.O27 A17 2015           Snowflake: New Poems Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3563.Y498 S65 2012           Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3552.A45 J5 2014      …continue reading →
Spring is here!

Spring is here!

Spring is here, and, lucky for us, it’s also Poetry Month! Take some time to notice the buds and blossoms blooming all around you—to tiptoe through the tulips even! Afterwards, stroll into the library, and discover some poetry. Here’s a poem written by William Wordsworth—213 years ago today!—exclaiming over the joys of spring flowers: I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud  I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees,…continue reading →
Celebrate Poetry This April!

Celebrate Poetry This April!

  T. S. Eliot begins the elegiac The Waste Land with the following words: April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Every April, poets, poetry lovers, librarians, and students of all stripes rejoice in the unnecessary excuse to “Celebrate Poetry Month!” The next time you visit your library, take a look at the poetry books on display…ask your librarian for help finding that special, particular book of verse…recommend a collection of poems be added to the collection…write your…continue reading →