Looking for poems to celebrate Black History Month? Check out the 20th Century Poetry database. This database offers over 3,000 poems from African American poets, such as Lucille Clifton, Wanda Coleman, and Langston Hughes. Each poet selection contains a short biography and a collection from his or her primary works. This database also contains an essential collection of American and British poetry from over 300 poets.
The 20th Century Poetry database, along with many others, is accessible to all Dallas Public Library cardholders or at any Dallas Public Library location.