Hooray, it’s National Poetry Month! How are you celebrating?
- conducting a poetry March Madness tournament with my students.
- offering extra credit for public poetry projects during the month of April.
- reading this poem in front of the entire Upper School to announce National Poetry Month
- reading two poems every day, courtesy of poem-a-day emails from The Academy of American Poets and Knopf Doubleday, as part of my own reading poetry challenge
- following AAP on Twitter, where 30 poets will be tweeting throughout the month
- making a new subscription to a poetry-focused literary magazine
- In years past, I have completed the Poem-A-Day challenge, and this year, I’m going to try and follow along and do my best to draft at least five new poems this month
How about you? If you haven’t decided yet, here’s a list of 30 ways to celebrate that should prove inspiring!
- April is National Poetry Month!! (sbslanguagearts.wordpress.com)
- “National Poetry Month.ca Has Begun” and related posts (dbqp.blogspot.com)
- Happy National Poetry Month 2011! (bigwindow.wordpress.com)
- “The National Poetry Month Project” and related posts (therumpus.net)
- “Thing That Help: National Poetry Month” and related posts (poetryfoundation.org)