06/27/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

April Is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month -- and we're celebrating all month at The Women's Conference.

Poetry has always been very important to me. I read poetry every morning, and I've even been inspired to write some on occasion. In addition to featuring great poets and poetry all month at, we're hosting our first-ever YouTube poetry reading.

I started the YouTube poetry jam off by reading my favorite poem, "The Journey" by Mary Oliver. And now we're calling on poetry lovers all over the world to do the same.

Do you have a favorite poem that you cherish? Now with only a few days left in April, I hope you'll record yourself reading that poem and maybe even tell us why you love it so much.

I'll reward you by tweeting your video to all of my followers.

Post a response to my original video above by clicking here.

After you do that, come celebrate National Poetry Month with us at

We look forward to hearing from you!