Let's Celebrate National Poetry Month! / by Linda Eve Diamond

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of National Poetry Month! Find celebration ideas, special projects and events in this "30 Ways to Celebrate" post from the Academy of American Poets at Poets.org.

NEW ON THE BLOG FOR POETRY MONTH:

  • FREE EBOOK DOWNLOAD of "The Beauty of Listening" poetry collection! CLICK HERE!
     
  • NEW POEM COMING SOON: a cento that features the words of poets from around the world, ranging in time periods, diversity and style, from Rumi to Dr. Seuss
     
  • MORE TO COME here and also on Facebook & Twitter!
     

MORE POETRY MONTH POSTS (FEATURED IN 2015):


The 2016 National Poetry Month Poster

This year's National Poetry Month poster features scattered lines from a selection of poems, chosen and arranged by artist, Debbie Millman. (Order or download your poster here.) To share the full poems represented in this year's poster, the Academy of American Poets created a special online Anthology of Poster Poems. Find it here.


(If you're looking for events in Florida, follow Florida State Poets Association and also be sure to check out their Spring Fling in Orlando on April 16th - 17th and the National Poetry Festival on April 24th at The Casements in Ormond Beach!)