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National Poetry Month

Plain-text: Poem In Your Pocket Day 2023

BOSRA, SYRIA 2009     for A and E George Amabile 1 We’re standing in a light breeze, in a field of poppies, white and red, their heads nodding and tossing beside the collapsed walls, broken columns with lengthening shadows behind them, and the wide road, paved with stones, that steered ancient wheels and hobnailed sandals…

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Book Awards 2023: What does JOY mean to you?

We asked the finalists of the 2023 Book Awards, What does Joy mean to you? See what the poets had to say! The theme of National Poetry Month 2023 is JOY! We hope that you find the joy in poetry this month. Looking for more info about LCP Book Awards? Read the 2023 Shortlists Read…

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Poem In Your Pocket Day 2023

Poem in Your Pocket Day is an international movement that encourages people to centre poetry within their daily interactions. On PIYP Day, select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, coffee shops, street corners, and on social media using the hashtag #PocketPoem. The 2023 Poem in Your…

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LCP50: Celebrating 50 years

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