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national poetry month

The Walrus and the Carpenter speaking to the Oysters
Linda Israelson, April 19, 2018

April is National Poetry Month! Established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, this festive celebration aims to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry in the United States.


National Poetry Month Poster
Luis J. Rodriguez, March 26, 2015

As the new Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, I’m excited about National Poetry Month, which every year falls on April.


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