The Gift That Keeps on Giving

#GivingTuesday logoThis #GivingTuesday KHC encouraged the gift of a poetry and the response was amazing! Thank you to all who answered the call to share the gift of poetry with your friends, for reminding us of long-forgotten favorites, for introducing us to new verses to cherish, and for inspiring us in general.

Here is a list of the poems shared on social media today:

Ode to Mix Tapes by Sherman Alexie
In Memory of W. B. Yeats by W. H. Auden
I Wish… by Julie-Ann Blackmore
Songs of Innocence and of Experience: The Tyger by William Blake
i carry your heart with me(i carry it in by e. e. cummings
I Carry Three Birds by Dennis Etzel
Three Hundred Thousand More by James Sloan Gibbons
My First Memory (of Librarians) by Nikki Giovanni
Red Brocade by Naomi Shihab Nye
Why I Am Not a Painter by Frank O’Hara
Kansas by Roxie Powell
We Read by Kevin Rabas
Happiness by Carl Sandburg
Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Weather or Not by Evie Shockley
Cathedral Kitsch by Tracy K. Smith
A Ritual to Read to Each Other by William Stafford
Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman

There’s still time to share more! Visit KHC on Twitter or Facebook to share your favorite poem.