The article reports on the debut of the first major exhibition of items from Emory University's Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at the Schatten Gallery of the university's Woodruff Library in Atlanta, Georgia. The exhibition focuses not on one particular school or kind of poetry but rather provides a sense of the whole of poetry. The exhibition also highlights the democratic qualities of the poetry collection. It reveals the relevance of poetry to the events of the century. Other poetry collection books highlighted at the exhibition are mentioned.