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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Gentle Readers will want to be aware that tomorrow, April 17, is Poem In Your Pocket Day. The Academy of American Poets suggests that you “select a poem you love during National Poetry Month then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends on April 17.”

Your Humble Blogger passes this information along without prejudice, for what it is worth.

Well, and for those who are worried about a long night paging through the Holy Tango for the right title, may I suggest Opine, Pout, Mockery, which I’ll just excerpt here:

It is more blessed to be governed than to govern
When I am Dean of Men
Which, if there were any justice in this world
I should long ago have become
I will make you sorry you were ever born.
Dreary old highbrow?
Hubert, my dear, where DID you get that scarf?

Tolerabimus quod tolerare debemus,


I haven't memorized many poems. I mean, I remember that one about that guy from Nantucket, but that's about it. I must endeavor to do better.

haiku written with
no inspiration are not
very good, are they?

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