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Poetry Month Celebration

April is National Poetry Month! First celebrated in 1996, the Academy of American Poets organized the holiday to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States.

2024 National Poetry Month Poster


  • Sign up for Poem-a-Day and enjoy a free daily poem in your inbox.
  • Follow the thousands of celebrations taking place on social media with the official hashtag #NationalPoetryMonth and follow the Academy of American Poets on Twitter and Instagram @POETSorg
  • Share a #PocketPoem on Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 29

The Best American Poetry Blog

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The Poetry Project

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