7 Poem in Your Pocket Day Ideas


TOMORROW IS the fabulous Poem in Your Pocket Day!

The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends [on Poem in Your Pocket Day]. “Poems from pockets will be unfolded throughout the day with events in parks, libraries, schools, workplaces, and bookstores. ~Poet.org

Ideas to Try

I love these little-known but oh-so-celebratory holidays, and there are many clever ways to embrace Poem in Your Pocket Day! With minimal preparation today, you’ll be all set to celebrate tomorrow.

Here are seven simple Poem in Your Pocket Day ideas to explore:

  • Keep a short poem in your pocket. Look at it often and memorize it.
  • Print some favorite poems and pass them out in your community.
  • Distribute bookmarks with your favorite immortal lines.
  • Post a poem on your blog or social networking page.
  • Add a poem to your email footer.
  • Text a poem to friends.
  • Tweet a poem using the hashtag #pocketpoem.

SHARE! What poem will you keep in your pocket on Poem in Your Pocket Day?

Photo: Anthony, courtesy of Creative Commons
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