Category Archives: Poetry

Save the Date – National Poetry Month Celebration:

Join us for the National Poetry Month Celebration at Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library. Read. Share. Listen.  will be on Sunday, April 27 at 2pm. The former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins once wrote: “All babies are born with a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

Happy Birthday to author and poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, born in Portland, Maine on February 27, 1807.  Enjoy his poem, ‘ A Summer Day By The Sea’ and dream of warmer days to come! A Summer Day By The Sea … Continue reading

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The Harvest Moon by Ted Hughes:

The flame-red moon, the harvest moon, Rolls along the hills, gently bouncing, A vast balloon, Till it takes off, and sinks upward To lie on the bottom of the sky, like a gold doubloon. The harvest moon has come, Booming … Continue reading

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New in Non-Fiction:

Take Heart: Poems from Maine, selected by Poet Laureate Wesley McNair.  Down East Books, 2013. Each week for the last several years, Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair offered a previously published poem by a Maine poet in his weekly newspaper … Continue reading

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At the Seaside by Robert Louis Stevenson

At the Seaside poem written by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Maginel Wright Enright. The Young and Field Literary Readers, Book Two, Ginn and Co., 1916.

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Come Help Us Celebrate 100 Years!

Come help us celebrate our 100th year! Annual Poetry Reading and 100th Library Birthday Celebration : Read, Share, Listen. Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. The former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins once wrote: “All babies are born with a knowledge … Continue reading

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Save the Date!

Come help us celebrate our 100th year! Annual Poetry and 100th Library Birthday Celebration : Read, Share, Listen will take place on Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. The former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins once wrote: “All babies are born with a … Continue reading

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