Poems for Black History Month

It’s February which means it’s Black History Month! There are so many great ways to celebrate this month, and reading Black authors is just one way to learn something new or expand your worldview. If you’re looking for something to read this month, or any month, maybe try some poetry collections by Black authors. IContinue reading “Poems for Black History Month”

Indigenous Poetry

November is Native American heritage month! I love reading books by Indigenous authors all year long, but this month I decided to foray into poetry by Indigenous writers. I’ve read some really wonderful collections that celebrate the breadth and diversity of the Indigenous experience with beautiful imagery and sharp prose. If you’re looking for some quick reads that reallyContinue reading “Indigenous Poetry”

Poems for Hispanic Heritage Month

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! This month is a time to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx people to the world. One great way of doing this is by reading books by Hispanic authors. To celebrate, I’ve been picking up poetry collections written by Hispanic or Latinx writers. And, as always, I thinkContinue reading “Poems for Hispanic Heritage Month”

The End of National Poetry Month

It’s still April. Good gracious, does this month seem long to anyone else? But on the positive side, that means we are still celebrating National Poetry Month for one more week! I’ve been finding it deeply satisfying to read poetry this month and am going to work on incorporating more poetry into my reading thisContinue reading “The End of National Poetry Month”

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! I was recently talking to my sister, and she told me that she’s taken to reading poetry at night. It’s relaxing while still requiring thought, and it’s easy to just read a few poems, close the book, and go to sleep. I thought this was such an excellent idea, soContinue reading “Celebrate National Poetry Month”