“Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Thousands of businesses and non-profit organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events” poets.org. ~to read more about what’s happening nationwide, please view the poets.org website hosted by the Academy of American poets.
Please join us here for a new poem each day in April. Feel free to use the comments feature to share your own favorite poem!