[TRUE POETICS] 10+ 2 Ways To Celebrate National Poetry Month

0 Posted by - April 3, 2013 - Announcements, Event, True Poetics

National Poetry Month

10+ 2 Ways To Celebrate National Poetry Month

  1. Write A Poem
  2. Attend a Poetry/Spoken Word Open Mic event
  3. Support a Poet/Spoken Word Artist by purchasing a CD or Book from them
  4. Update your status on social media (Twitter/Facebook) showing your support for the art of Poetry/Spoken Word and Like a Poetry/Spoken Word artist On Social Media
  5. Read a book of poetry
  6. Share a poem with a friend, family memeber or total stranger
  7. Recite a piece of poetry at an Open Mic (Click Here for Opportunities In NC)
  8. Subscribe/Listen to a Poetry/Spoken Word Podcast
  9. Attend a Poetry/Spoken Word workshop
  10. Watch a movie that features Poetry/Spoken Word
  11. Hug a Poet
  12. Buy a Poet a pint of Poetry Punch (@ChurchDaPoet/@DasanAhanu)

What Is National Poetry Month?

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets throughout the U.S. band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Thousands of organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events. Click here for more info on National Poetry Month.

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