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National Poem in Your Pocket Day

The Nation Puts a Poem in Its Pocket

John Lundberg | Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

Thursday was National Poem In Your Pocket Day, perhaps the most popular of the many events that highlight National Poetry Month.

New York City, and Its Mayor, Embrace Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 06.29.2012 | Home
John Lundberg

Regardless of how you feel about Bloomberg's verse, it's hard not to see it as symbolic of poetry's imminent return to the consciousness -- or at least the subconscious -- of everyday New Yorkers.

Celebrate Poetry Month With Poem In Your Pocket Day

Posted 04.26.2012 | Books

If you're lamenting the end of National Poetry Month, don't fret. Today is National Poem In Your Pocket Day. The celebration is as self-explanator...

What Poem Would You Carry In Your Pocket?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

There is something comforting about carrying a poem in your pocket. The rest of day, that little talisman of blessing, so antithetical to the muddy and necessary aspects of life, helped me to keep things in perspective.