To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, New York City is hosting the 9th annual Poem In Your Pocket day (PIYP) on Thursday, April 14, 2011. Write your own poem or borrow one from your favorite poet, just make sure to join in the excitement by carrying a poem in your pocket to share with your friends, family, classmates, and colleagues. Click here for todays events.
*If you show up this Thursday, April 14th with a poem in your pocket, you’ll get free admission to the Brooklyn Museum.
*Check out poet Karen Swenson on Robert Browning at Poets House at 7:00 PM.
Poets House Ten River Terrace 212-431-7920
*Hear the next big poet today at Bryant Park Reading Room from 11:00am – 2:30pm.