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 April 26. “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 a little bit of simple 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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