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Ogden Nash

Poetree inspires participation at HCC library


Throughout April, the Harford Community College Library celebrated National Poetry Month and National Library Week through the "Poetree," an interactive display of favorite and original poems contributed by HCC students and employees.

The Poetree, a tree whose brightly-colored leaves were decorated with poems, was displayed in the library, inviting many members of the campus community to take a moment to read and contribute poems to the display. As April progressed, the tree blossomed with a profusion of poems: from the Renaissance to the 21st century, from William Shakespeare to Ogden Nash, from oft-published poets to Harford's own student poets.

The Poetree, by its...