National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by downloading and listening to your favorite poetry on Lit2Go! This collection includes our staff's current favorites, but you can find a complete list of poetry included on Lit2Go on the Genres page. Feel free to browse the site and choose your own. Use the feedback link on the left to tell us what you think of this and other Lit2Go collections!


The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798)

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is the longest major poem by the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, written in 1797-98 and published in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads in 1798. Along with other poems in Lyrical Ballads, it was a signal shift to modern poetry and the beginning of British Romantic literature.

The Heart of Happy Hollow (1904)

by Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Heart of Happy Hollow is a short story collection by Paul Laurence Dunbar that focuses on the experiences of African-Americans after the conclusion of the Civil War.