poem in your pocket day Thursday, 24 April 2014 #pocketpoem

(inter)national poetry month ~

April 2014

Celebrate national Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 24, 2014!

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 #pocketpoemit doesn’t even have to be a poem YOU write ~ write down a favorite poem of  yours by any author and share it.

PUT A POEM IN YOUR POCKET  ~

In this age of mechanical and digital reproduction, it’s easy to carry a poem, share a poem, or start your own PIYP day event. Here are some ideas of how you might get involved:

  • Start a “poems for pockets” give-a-way in your school or workplace
  • Urge local businesses to offer discounts for those carrying poems
  • Post pocket-sized verses in public places
  • Handwrite some lines on the back of your business cards
  • Start a street team to pass out poems in your community
  • Distribute bookmarks with your favorite immortal lines
  • Add a poem to your email footer
  • Post a poem on your blog or social networking page
  • Project a poem on a wall, inside or out
  • Text a poem to friends
  • Tweet a poem using the hashtag  #pocketpoem
  • Help expand the list: send your ideas to npm@poets.org.

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have you entered the

BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY?

just click  HERE  to go to the giveaway post ~  you’ll get all of  the information about what books are being given away and how to enter.

thanks  for  joining  in!

dani

*the giveaway closes at midnight (12:00am) Pacific Standard Time USA on the night of April 30/May 1, 2014.

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2 responses to “poem in your pocket day Thursday, 24 April 2014 #pocketpoem

  1. What a wonderful idea!! So many people just don’t know the beauty, fun and magic of poetry

  2. i had forgotten about this…will have mine ready to go…
    have a lovely weekend dani…

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