Five Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month + A Giveaway

April is National Poetry Month!

To get festive, here are a few things you can do:

  1. Subscribe to Poem-A-Day through the Academy of American Poets. Free verse delivered to your inbox. 
  2. Read this poem by Wendell Berry. It will inspire your writing. 
  3. Brush up on Philip Levine, the current Poet Laureate
  4. Has the Poetry in Motion project appeared in your city? Consult the atlas!
  5. Watch this brief TED video featuring Billy Collins discussing his animated poetry project.

Also, I'm giving away two copies of the April edition of Poetry Magazine, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

To enter, leave a comment sharing what your favorite poem is. I'll put everyone's name in a bowl and choose two winners on Saturday, April 7th.