Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Immortal Legions by Bert Henderson

A tribute to the Confederacy’s heroes, from Gadsden, Alabama’s Emma Samson to Stonewall Jackson. Continue reading

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Story Hour by Sara Henderson Hay

Copyright 1963 Checked out 1 time in 47 years (perhaps less–not sure when it was acquired) Last checked out last checked out 19 years ago Yes, Hay is an Alabama poet, and yes, it’s a signed copy, but this book … Continue reading

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The Oxford Book of Christmas Poems

A lovely anthology of seasonal poetry with a great variety of poets Continue reading

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Every Shut Eye Ain’t Asleep

Edited by Michael Harper and Anthony Walton Copyright 1994 Checked out 2 times in 16 years Last checked out 12 years ago This is another wonderful anthology. Though it is it is subtitled “[. . .] African American Poetry Since … Continue reading

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Alabama Poets: A Contemporary Anthology

Edited by Ralph Hammond Copyright 1990 3 copies on the shelf have been checked out a total of 20 times in 20 years Last checked out in 2008 This is a wonderful anthology that belongs on the shelves of every … Continue reading

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Two by Donald Hall

A late-career collection of Hall’s poetry is a great idea for a rural library. Continue reading

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Collected Verse of Edgar A. Guest

The king of sentimental verse. Continue reading

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