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Classicalite's National Poetry Month Chapbook
Selected by LoganKYoun
Description

April is National Poetry Month. But it's also Jazz Appreciation Month. To celebrate both words and music, Classicalite's featuring that verse which has made jazz and poetry what they are today. The crescendo will continue on through April 30--International Jazz Day.
Synopsis

A collection of verse that has inspired jazz...and classical music, too.
 
Poetry
The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes
Honky Tonk in Cleveland, Ohio by Carl Sandburg
Lost Fugue for Chet by Lynda Hull
Howl, Parts I & II by Allen Ginsberg
We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks
Jazz Fan Looks Back by Jayne Cortez
Listening to jazz now by Jimmy Santiago Baca
Ken Burns poem by Sean Singer
At the Blue Note by Pablo Medina
Street Music by Robert Pinsky
Poem at Thirty by Michael Ryan
Soledad by Robert Hayden
The Gardenia by Cornelius Eady
Fiddler Jones by Edgar Lee Masters
Water Music by Robert Creeley
Untitled by David Meltzer
A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Alexander's Feast; or, the Power of Music by John Dryden
Hymn to the Night by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hymn to God, My God, in My Sickness by John Donne
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear
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