Posts tagged ‘National Poetry Month’

Apr 30 2015
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It’s not too late to put a poem in your pocket today!

Today is the last day of National Poetry Month, and also Poem in Your Pocket Day. Here are links to a handful of old and new favorite poems of mine, and I’d love to see some others shared in the comments. Read poems! Every day! But especially today. Three poems by Saeed Jones at Connotation Press Four selections from Sarah Xerta‘s book Nothing to Do with Me “Desire,” by Molly Gaudry “My God, It’s Full of Stars,”…

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Apr 22 2015
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For National Poetry Month, some poetry news

For National Poetry Month, some poetry news

Updates on some NaPoMo activities: 1. First, I learned this week that the Library of Congress has made a staggering 2,000 recordings from the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature available to stream online, for the first time ever. The newly digitized recordings span 75 years of poetry readings and performances, most of which were previously only available “on magnetic tape reels that [could] only be listened to at the library.” Until now! According to…

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Apr 01 2015
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April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month!

April Fool’s? Nope. Happy NaPoMo, everyone! Did you know that National Poetry Month, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets and held each April, is the largest literary celebration in the world? Here are some ways you can celebrate courtesy of the AAP:

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