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Poem in Your Pocket Day

April 18, 2019 is Poem in Your Pocket Day and is part of National Poetry month.  Poem in Your Pocket Day was initiated in April 2002 by the Office of the Mayor in New York City, in partnership with the city’s Departments of Cultural Affairs and Education. In 2008, the Academy of American Poets took the initiative to all fifty United States, encouraging individuals around the country to participate.