Thursday, 10 April 2014

April is National Poetry Month

Here are some more ideas for celebrating National Poetry Month:
  • Read a poetry book.
  • Write a poem.
  • Read a poem out loud to friends or family.
  • Memorize a poem.
  • Leave a poem in an unexpected place (make sure you credit the source or yourself if it is an original poem)
  • Attend a poetry reading.
  • Read a poem at an open mic event.
Check out our selection of poetry books in the library.
If you would like to write your own poetry, try these links for some ideas:
Just in time for Poetry Month, has released a mobile poetry app (for iPhones). You can also check out the poems here Click on the Teen link for teen-related poetry.

For other classic, well-known favourites check out the Project Gutenberg Poetry Bookshelf.

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