In honor of National Poetry Month, Chris and Annie are back to talk about their favorite poems, collections, and the words they've gotten stuck in their heads over the years.
Poets, poems, books, and collections mentioned this week:
+ Mary Oliver
+ William Wordsworth
+ "If" by Rudyard Kipling
+ "Mine Own John Poins" by Thomas Wyatt the Elder
+ John Donne, including "Holy Sonnet 10" and "Holy Sonnet 14"
+ Percy Shelley, including "Ode to the West Wind" and "Ozymandias"
+ John Milton, including Paradise Lost and "Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint"
+ "The Lanyard" by Billy Collins
+ "Orion" by Adrienne Rich
+ Emily of New Moon by L. M. Montgomery
+ The End We Start From by Megan Hunter
+ T. S. Eliot, including "Little Gidding," "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," and The Waste Land
+ Emily Dickinson
+ She Walks in Beauty by Caroline Kennedy
+ Robert Frost
+ Shel Silverstein
+ A Year of Nature Poems by Joseph Coelho and Kelly Louise Judd
+ A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Fred Rogers
+ Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong
+ On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong (on sale in June)
+ Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar
+ Space Struck by Paige Lewis (on sale in October)
+ Millennial Roost by Dustin Pearson
+ A Family is a House by Dustin Pearson
+ Parse by Ruth Baumann
+ Electric Arches by Eve L. Ewing
+ 1919 by Eve L. Ewing (on sale in June)
+ Rupi Kaur
+ Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander
+ Tracy K. Smith
+ Go Ahead in the Rain by Hanif Abdurraqib
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