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What if we READ a poem a day in April? A National Poetry Month 2014 challenge

The Poem a Day Challenge is a big poetry thing during the month of April. Every National Poetry Month, scores of poets informally pledge to write a poem every day of the month. Such projects do a great job of … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo wrapup, part 1: Exquisite Teens Collaborative Poetry Project

One of Versify’s projects for National Poetry Month was to do an exquisite corpse collaborative writing exercise with members of the Teen Takeover staff. Madeleine Nesbitt, Willow Pinkerton and Brady Achterberg¬†enthusiastically volunteered to take up the challenge. I created a … Continue reading

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Of a poet-tree in Lower Windsor Township, and against cynicism about art

This year more than ever, I’ve encountered some cynicism regarding National Poetry Month. Some of it is really scathing, like a friend’s Facebook status repurposing Eliot’s infamous “April is the cruelest month” line to say he hates NaPoMo because it’s … Continue reading

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York poetry “to do” list for second half of National Poetry Month

The first half of National Poetry Month is almost behind us. Don’t let NaPoMo get away from you! Check out these York poetry events for the second half of April, direct from YDR’s Flipside PA calendar:

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