Poem in Your Pocket: 200 Poems to Read and Carry
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):5 x 1.2 x 7
- Publication Date:April 1, 2009
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Celebrate the second national "Poem in Your Pocket Day" in April 2009! The idea behind "Poem in Your Pocket Day" is simple: select a poem you love, then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends. Poems from pockets will be unfolded throughout the day with events in parks, libraries, schools, workplaces and bookstores nationwide. "Poem In Your Pocket Day" has been celebrated each April in New York City since 2002.Each year, venues burst with open readings of poems from pockets. Even the Mayor gets in on the festivities, reading a poem on the radio! Now it will be simple and fun to carry a poem in your pocket every day, not just during poetry month with "Poem in Your Pocket", published in conjunction with the Academy of American Poets. Just tear out a beloved poem from the book and put it in your pocket so you can read it and be inspired by it all day long - it's as easy as that! Whether you're a fan of Sylvia Plath or Emily Dickinson, Frank O'Hara or Walt Whitman, "Poem in Your Pocket" has a poem for everyone.
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