National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month and poets.org has some suggestions for how you might celebrate:

  • Poem-A-Day: Subscribe to the Poem-A-Day email to receive a new poem each day during National Poetry Month.
  • 10 Years/10 Cities Reading Series: Poetry readings around the country from April 1 through April 26.
  • Poem In Your Pocket Day: April 17 marks the first annual Poem In Your Pocket Day. Simply select a favorite poem to keep in your pocket to share with friends, family, coworkers.

There are unlimited ways in which to celebrate poetry. Poets.org offers thirty suggestions right off the bat. You can also visit www.poets.org/audio for poetry mobile ringtones or www.poets.org/mobile for a mobile version of the web site. Teachers will want to visit the Tips for Teachers page, to discover fun ways to celebrate poetry in the classroom.

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