Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Political Verses: National Poetry Month Prizes

In celebration of National Poetry Month, I’ll be giving away books of light verse as prizes for people who leave comments at my posts during the month of April.

Here are the books you’ll have a chance of winning:

American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse
(American Poets Project)

The Best of Ogden Nash
Edited by Linell Nash Smith

The Underwear Salesman and Other Jobs for Better or Verse
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrated by Serge Bloch

Once Upon a Tomb: Gravely Humorous Verse
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrated by Simon Bartram

The World’s Greatest: Poems
Written by J. Patrick Lewis
Illustrated by Keith Graves

You can read my review of the book in this Wild Rose Reader post: The World's Greatest: Poems--A Book Review

NOTE: If you comment/have commented at any of my March posts at Political Verses you could win the following book :

Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Race in Rhyme
Written by Calvin Trillin

You can read my Wild Rose Reader post about this book here.


  1. Bring on the light verse, Elaine! Big fun!

  2. Mary Lee,

    I even ordered copies of AMERICAN WITS and THE BEST OF OGDEN NASH for myself. I already own all the other books. Love Pat Lewis's light verse for both adults and kids.