Poetry Books to Say Hello to Spring



The days have become longer and the air has become warmer. Everything indicates that spring has knocked on the door. Welcome spring with these joyful poetry books.


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A Poem for Every Spring Day
by Allie Esiri

We want to start with this poetry collection book that will take you on a journey through vivid spring-time scenes. A Poem for Every Spring Day is like an advent calendar for a spring season. The book suggests two poems for each spring day, starting from the month of March and ending with May. Allie Esiri’s collection includes poems by William Wordsworth, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Ted Hughes, John Agard, Maya Angelou, Wendy Cope, John Cooper Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy.


Talking With Trees
by Lucia Coppola

Recently published, Talking With Trees is a great source of inspiration. There is so much beauty, depth, and philosophy to discover. In her magically written book, Lucia Coppola shows how nature can speak to you. Discover charming poetry and brilliant photography that bridge humans and plants.


The Sun and Her Flowers
by Rupi Kaur

Spring is a time of flowering and awakening not only of the natural world, but also of people. Rupi Kaur’s collection of poetry and illustrations is a story about growing and healing. Divided into five chapters, The Sun and Her Flowers will bring you through wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. Deeply metaphorical, this poetry book will teach you how to bloom.


The Sun Will Rise and So Will We
by Jennae Cecelia

Long winter nights become shorter, and warm days are ahead. In a similar way, beautifully written poems of Jennae Cecelia serve as a reminder that you can find light even in the dark times and that better days will come. The pages of The Sun Will Rise and So Will are full of optimism, positivity, hope and comfort.


Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass
by Lana Del Rey

Welcome the first book by the spectacular singer Lana Del Rey that features more than thirty poems. Perfect to feel the spring spirit, Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass showcases Lana Del Rey’s typewritten manuscript pages alongside original photography. We recommend you to enjoy the audiobook version where Lana Del Rey reads fourteen selected poems from the book accompanied by music from Grammy Award-winning musician Jack Antonoff.


Haruko/Love Poems
by June Jordan

Of course, spring is the time of love. First published in 1993, Haruko/Love Poems is a vital modern classic of poetry. In her art, poet, essayist, teacher and activist June Jordan explores what love is. Haruko follows a passionate love affair with another woman whereas Love Poems revolve around relationships with men and women, political resistance, and the need for self-care.


O: Love Poems from the Ozarks
by Dave Malone

In his poetry collection inspired by the Ozark countryside, Dave Malone portrays how the landscape changes and love continually transforms. Divided into four sections demonstrating four seasons of the year, this collection brings a mix of passion and nature to wake you up to celebrate the arrival of spring.



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 +  Words:
Kseniia Gavrilova
Luxiders Magazine