12 Poetry Books to Read Right Now

Inaugural poet and first ever National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman delivered a breathtaking poem this week, and if it left you in the mood for more poetry, we've got you covered. Watch (or re-watch!) her poem below, then browse our list of a dozen fantastic books of poetry published in the last few years. You can also enjoy a new poem every day from the Academy of American Poets with their Poem-a-Day program, or browse Granger's World of Poetry right here on the library's website!

12 Books of Poetry to Read Right Now

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Below you will find a dozen books of poetry from poets of different backgrounds, each with their own story. They will make you think and make you feel - so check one out today! Items have been included in downloadable format when available.













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