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Poem in Your Pocket Day: Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Thursday, April 30, is “Poem in Your Pocket Day,” celebrated internationally (well, in the U.S. as well as Canada!) each year during National Poetry Month. Typically, when there’s not a pandemic on, lovers of the written word are encouraged to type or write a poem on a piece of paper and then carry that […]

April Is the Cruelest Month, but It’s Still Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and usually, venues across North Carolina are filled with poets and lovers of poetry, celebrating the written word at events and readings all month long. This year, National Poetry Month is necessarily going to look a little different, but there are still plenty of ways for us to take the […]

Poem in Your Pocket Day

This is the first we’ve heard of this holiday, but it sounds fun to us: Thursday, April 26, is “National Poem in Your Pocket Day.” Part of National Poetry Month, Poem in Your Pocket Day encourages literati to “select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, […]

Poem for the Day

Our friends in the Pittsboro Writers’ Morning Out, led by Chatham/Lee Counties Regional Rep and NCWN Board Member Al Manning, have been posting a poem a day during the month of April to celebrate National Poetry Month. Read ’em all: www.pittsboro-wmo.blogspot.com. The Pittsboro WMO blog has received a lot of hits so far. And at […]

Chapbooks for National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month! If you decide to renew your membership or join in the month of April (National Poetry Month), you will receive an award-winning poetry chapbook. These chapbooks make great graduation presents or Mother’s Day gifts. You can join online at http://www.ncwriters.org/join And don’t forget that today is the last day to register for […]