April is National Poetry Month!
Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is held every April to celebrate the art of poetry. Learn more at www.poets.org.
A Clear Midnight
by Walt Whitman
This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best,
Night, sleep, death and the stars.
Read and discuss a single Poem
Review and discuss a Poet
Share a Cherished Poem
Poems on a Particular Subject
Listening to Poetry
Discuss Poetry in Motion Pictures
Who is your favorite poet? Do you have a favorite poem?