30 ideas for celebrating National Poetry month

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30 Ways to Celebrate

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I have this poster on my wall above my desk 🙂

Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day 
The idea is simple: select a poem you love, carry it with you, then share it with co-workers, family, and friends.

Read a book of poetry 
“Poetry is a response to the daily necessity of getting the world right.”

Memorize a poem 
“Getting a poem or prose passage truly ‘by heart’ implies getting it by mind and memory and understanding and delight.”

Revisit a poem 
“America is a country of second acts, so today, why not brush the dust off these classics and give them a fresh read?”

Put poetry in an unexpected place
“Books should be brought to the doorstep like electricity, or like milk in England: they should be considered utilities.”

Bring a poem to your place of worship 
“We define poetry as the unofficial…

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