National Poetry Month Archive

A History of National Poetry Month

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Since the inception of National Poetry Month in 1996, people around the world have spent every April celebrating poetry.

I Forgot to Remember to Forget: Three Poetry Chapbook Reviews

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For National Poetry Month this year, I read three poetry chapbooks that revolve around memory. Childhood memory, historical memory, the body’s learned memory, how place or sound or smell or language or popular culture evokes memory—the chapbooks here all touch on one or more or many of these themes.