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