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National Poetry Month

This library research guide provides an introduction to resources related to National Poetry Month.

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April is National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996.

Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.


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Text and Image courtesy: Academy of American Poets, 2021,

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 29, 2021

On this day, select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, street corners, and on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem

National Poetry Month Web Resources