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Toni Morrison (1931 - 2019)

Could a Daily Poetry Podcast Save Your Mental Health?

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Latinx Poetry

Learning to See Poetry Workshop Series @GPL

The Brenda Connor-Bey Learning to See™ Legacy Workshop Series focuses on on writing poems about art, and exploring all creative writing, as well as other ways to "see" poetry through the "ekphrastic" style. 
(Ekphrasis = “Description” in Greek. An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art.) 

Partially funded by The Friends of Greenburgh Library and Greenburgh Arts & Culture, workshops are free and open to the public. Beginners as well as established poets are welcomed, and a September class in particular focuses on new poets and those new to poetry. Students register online for three-session workshops of two hours each, and participants are strongly encouraged to attend all three sessions. 

Please inquire with Library staff at 914-721-8216 regarding program status in the Fall of 2020.

 

The GPL Poetry Collection

Here is just a sample of some of the poetry books in the GPL collection.
Poetry titles begin in the 811 area of non-fiction. Enjoy! 

GPL Audiobooks ~ Poetry

Meet Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate

Article on Elizabeth Bishop's Poems

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