National Poetry Month: National Poetry Month

What is National Poetry Month?

Poem in Your Pocket

Poem in Your Pocket Day

The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends. You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem.



30 Ways to Celebrate

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Dear Poet Project

During National Poetry Month, the Academy of American Poets is celebrating the role that correspondence has played in poets' development and writing lives.

Poetic Terminology

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