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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 […]

Teach this Poem Recognized for Innovations in Reading

Each week, Teach this Poem sends one poem, along with a curriculum and related curated teaching materials such as artwork, maps, and photographs, to more than 25,000 K-12 teachers. Poems are selected to address timely topics, and classroom activities are designed to provide cross-disciplinary strategies for incorporating poetry into daily school work and encourage not […]