April is National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month in the US. It is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives. If you don’t happen to live in the US, it doesn’t matter. You can celebrate poetry wherever you are. Poetry is a universal thing that knows no national boundaries!

You can read more about National Poetry Day, why it’s important and how you can participate by clicking here. In fact, here are 30 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month. Do something to enhance your life. Make poetry a regular part of it!

Category: By the Poetic Fool, Events, Resources & Tools, Resources for Poets | Tags: , | 2 comments

  • Sannel says:

    Rick, thank you for this inspiring post. I wish you a most motivating poetry month ever!


    poeticfool Reply:

    Thanks, Sannel! I’d almost forgot myself about April being National Poetry Month here in the US! I just hope my humble blog post might alert a few people to it. I also hope that you’ll take part of the month to write some more of your own wonderful poetry! Thanks for the visit.


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