Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Short Order Poems Served Up All Month During National Poetry Month

In 1996, some clever poet wizards got together in a secluded mountain enclave somewhere and decided to create a month-long holiday to celebrate poetry and force school kids the world over to have to write 5-paragraph essays on poems, etc. In 2014, some poets in Oklahoma decided that they would bring poetry to the people with typewriters. They then decided, hey, since it’s National Po Month, let’s post all the poems we wrote at our inaugural event, one a day, to our bloggy blog. And that’s what they did. And it was good. And poetry flourished throughout the land. The end. Or was it the beginning?

Check it out.