With further members of the set to be added as encountered, perhaps eventually some notes, here’s what I’ve got so far for my collection of poems that include a principal focus on, setting in, timing during, or metaphor based on the month of May —

[Temporary Traffic Detour Note — Although I’ve continued my usual pace of reading, I’m “falling behind” even further on recording each day’s readings and notes here. Rather than wait until the daily records catch up to today (the 1st of May), this set will jump ahead, then take its place in line when the days come along after.]

  1. [Anonymous] — The Pig [The Writer’s Almanac]
  2. Der-Hovanessian, DianaMay [The Writer’s Almanac]
  3. Galassi, JonathanMay [Poetry Foundation]
  4. Herrick, RobertCorinna’s Going a-Maying []
  5. Levin, PhillisMay Day [] ——— [The Writer’s Almanac]
  6. Longfellow, Henry WadsworthIt is not always May [Longfellow: Complete Poetical Works]
  7. Olds, SharonI Go Back to May 1937 [Poetry Foundation]
  8. Tiger, MadelineThe Mockingbird in May [Verse Daily]

Other Month Sets at Verse Per Se

jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec

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