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Celebrate National Poetry Month, Day Three

Posted by blatantbibliophiles on April 3, 2009

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Day Three. National Poetry Month. corydon & alexis, redux. Author D. A. Powell. Verse two in a fancy new feature from Image Chef called Word Mosaic. Cool, huh? You can make your own using any words you choose, any colors, several shapes, and one or two letters, like your initials. But I digress. Just go to the Academy of American Poets website, sign up for their Poem-A-Day via email, or just go right now to read all of corydon & alexis, redux. Or read about poet D. A. Powell. Whatev. You know the drill. You can also read other poems by Mr. Powell or read all of the poems posted so far this month.

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with “Unbidden” by Rae Armantrout

Posted by blatantbibliophiles on April 2, 2009

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It’s day two of National Poetry Month, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets. Here’s a Wordle of today’s poem, “Unbidden” by Rae Armantrout. Be sure to visit the Academy at their website to sign up to receive their poem of the day for this month. You can click here for today’s poem or you can click here to read more about poet Rae Armantrout.

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“Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina” Opens National Poetry Month

Posted by blatantbibliophiles on April 1, 2009

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It’s April! That means it’s time for the Academy of American Poets and their website at poets.org to celebrate by publishing a poem a day and also celebrating the poem’s author. We’ll be celebrating National Poetry Month along with them.  If you’re a poetry fan, you can go to the website and sign up to receive an email of each day’s poem. On April 30, they’ll also be celebrating their second annual Poem In Your Pocket Day.  Just find a poem you love and carry it in your pocket all day to share with friends and family. Today’s poem is “Summer at Blue Creek, North Carolina” by Jack Gilbert. You can read the poem here and read about Mr. Gilbert here. Oh, yeah, and here’s a Wordle of the poem.

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