Category Archives: April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month: “Silentium!”

Here is a translation of my favorite poem. Submitted by Peggy Burge Silentium! Fyodor Tyutchev’s poem, translated by John Dewey Be silent, guard your tongue, and keep All inmost thoughts and feelings deep Within your heart concealed. There let Them … Continue reading

Posted in April is National Poetry Month | Leave a comment

April is National Poetry Month: “Words”

“Words” by Dana Gioia is a favorite of mine. Submitted by Elizabeth Knight The world does not need words. It articulates itself in sunlight, leaves, and shadows. The stones on the path are no less real for lying uncatalogued and … Continue reading

Posted in April is National Poetry Month | Leave a comment

April is National Poetry Month: “The Road Not Taken”

One of my favorite poems is by Robert Frost.  Submitted by Jane Carlin, Library Director. The Road Not Taken TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood … Continue reading

Posted in April is National Poetry Month | Leave a comment