National Poetry Month

Poetry Month

April is Poetry Month and this year is the 20th anniversary in Canada. What will you do to celebrate? The Academy of American Poets offers a variety of choices in 30 ways to celebrate National Poetry Month. Something new they have developed this year in collaboration with News-2-You is a special edition newspaper on poetry… Read more

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! This year’s theme is time: its gifts, its history, its potential. “From songs and the oral tradition to the page and beyond, time has traversed language, culture, and progress to give us an invisible and unbreakable framework for everything we do. As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, time perseveres: language,… Read more

Poem in Your Pocket Day coming soon

Poem in Your Pocket Day is a week away. This year, the League of Canadian Poets joins the Academy of American Poets in encouraging everyone to select a poem, carry it with them and share it on April 21st. To help you celebrate this National Poetry Month initiative, a free Poem in Your Pocket Day… Read more

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. In Canada, the theme is The Road. Read 9 Ways to Add More Poetry to Your Life this National Poetry Month for ideas to help you celebrate this month. Do you want to find poems to use with students or ideas for using poetry in teaching? The Poetry Foundation’s Learning… Read more

National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month in Canada. This year’s theme is Food and Poetry. This theme was inspired by Rachel Rose’s inaugural speech as Vancouver’s Poet Laureate. “Everyone has something to say about food, whether it is the activist challenging the cruelties of conventional farming, the exile remembering the waft of spices on lost streets,… Read more