Thursday, April 21, 2011

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? This is a great time to celebrate and appreciate poetry!

Here are some great ways to exercise your poetic muscles:

-Come to the Seminole Campus Poetry Open Mic on Wednesday, April 27th at 12:30 in UP 303. You can share your original poem or read one of your favorites. Special guest singer-poet Guianna Brantly will be performing some exciting selections.

Explore, the Academy of American Poets, official page for Poetry Month.

-Sign up for the National Poetry Month Twitter feed: Every day in April a guest poet is using the Twitter account to send out their thoughts and insights for the day.

-Check out a book of poetry at your campus library.

Some titles to try:

The Body Electric : America's Best Poetry from the American Poetry Review

The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

The Illustrated Library of World Poetry

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