Reader's Roundtable Episode 36: Poetry Month

April 2021 Readers Roundtable Podcast

It’s National Poetry Month and we can’t let that get by without sharing, so check out these poetry picks and a few more titles we’re excited about.

Mari’s Picks:

Hello, Earth!: poems to our planet by Joyce Sidman

Swirl by Swirl : Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman

A Hatful of Dragons And More Than 13.8 Billion Other Funny Poems by Vikram Madan

Mexique : A Refugee Story from the Spanish Civil War by María José Ferrada

Misc. Other Picks

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

I Am The Tree of Life : My Jewish Yoga Book by Rabbi Mychal Copeland


Jessica’s Picks:


The Perseverance by Raymond Antrobus

·        NPR article:

Finna by Nate Marshall

How To Love the World edited by James Crews

·        Brené Brown’s Unlocking Us Podcast.

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley (with Mari)


Cheryl’s Picks:

Academy of American Poets –

Poetry Breaks: Lucille Clifton on What Poetry Is - YouTube

She Had Some Horses by Joy Harjo

Sight Lines by Arthur Sze

Homie by Danez Smith

Together in a Sudden Strangeness:  America’s Poets Respond to the Pandemic ed. by Alice Quinn

Cardinal by Tyree Daye