Tuesday, March 31, 2015

National Poetry Month Starts Tomorrow

It’s been a looong while since I posted here, but since April is National Poetry Month, I couldn’t resist having a series of posts in honor of all of the poets out there, alive or dead. I will post poems ranging from centuries old to recently released; along with my reactions. In addition, I will post some of my own poems as well as posts about poetry news, videos, writing prompts, writing tips, as well as links to great podcasts and recordings. To learn more about National Poetry Month or to get a free NPM poster, you can visit the official NPM website.

And as the April tradition of NaPoWriMo, I will link my blog to the official National Poetry Writing Month website and hope to meet a community of fellow poets and poetry enthusiasts. On the official website, they list all participating websites as well as post poetry writing prompts each day. If you’re unfamiliar with NaPoWriMo, it began with a woman who wanted the poetry equivalent of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).

If you want to participate, the goal is to write one poem a day starting on April 1st and ending on April 30th. You can post it on your own blog, or I invite you to use the comments section of this blog. I would love to share and read everyone’s work and I look forward to this month of poetic awesomeness. See everyone bright and early tomorrow!