National Poetry Month 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 2017 is National Poetry Month.

Poetry Month

Poetry Month started in 1996 and was began through the Academy of yankee Poets. It presently has the support of numerous other organisations such as the government, art communities, poets and academic leaders. Several nations honor this month-lengthy celebration, such as the Usa, Canada and The Uk. However, the month once the celebration happens differs between nations. Poetry Month has a number of aims including raising understanding of poetry in media and schools, encouraging individuals to read and highlighting the accomplishments of poets.People attempting to take part in Poetry Month can see poetry, write their very own poetry, buy poetry books or create a donation towards the Academy of yankee Poets. Parents and individuals employed in instruction role can encourage children being involved with Poetry Month by studying different factors of poetry inside a fun, interactive and academic way.

Red Butte Garden Calls for Nature-Inspired Poetry Submissions for National ...
Red Butte Garden Calls for Nature-Inspired Poetry Submissions for National ...

Red Butte Garden is not just a space where students can escape to nature and take a break from their busy school schedules; come spring, it will also be a space for poetry. During National Poetry Month in April, Red Butte will post poems from local ...

Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Presents Warm Music on a Winter Afternoon
Leonia Chamber Musicians Society Presents Warm Music on a Winter Afternoon

The second concert will usher in spring on Sunday, April 24 with a celebration of music and poetry to honor National Poetry Month. The Leonia Chamber Musicians will perform this concert at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 150 Park Avenue in ...

Second Annual Poetry Contest, Deadline February 29, 2016
Second Annual Poetry Contest, Deadline February 29, 2016

Following its successful poetry contest last year, the Topanga Messenger is launching its second annual poetry contest to coincide with Poetry Month (April). Poets are once again invited to participate by submitting their poems (no more than two and no ...

Surya: Unique Performance Melds Dance, Music, and Poetry in Miramar
Surya: Unique Performance Melds Dance, Music, and Poetry in Miramar

South Florida will have only two chances to catch Surya: once in Broward, presented in all its glory, and once more on April 2 (for National Poetry Month) at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, which will be a more intimate and interactive ...

When Lightning Strikes, in Love and Loss
When Lightning Strikes, in Love and Loss

Elizabeth Alexander, a prominent essayist and the author of five volumes of poetry, speaking at a White House event celebrating National Poetry Month, in April 2015. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images. By nature, most poets don't often seek out or find ...

National Poetry Month Ends and the Great Work Begins
National Poetry Month Ends and the Great Work Begins

It's not National Poetry Month without a columnist penning a piece declaring that poetry is dead. The predictable appearance of these articles is almost comical. The press has been picking on American poetry for at least 125 years, and the arguments ...

April 2017 is also Jazz Appreciation Month, Couple Appreciation Month, Decorating Month, Straw Hat Month, Garden Month

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