Thursday is Poem in Your Pocket Day

Poem in Your Pocket Day is one of the best days of the year. It is SUPER SIMPLE to participate. Between now and Thursday morning, please select a poem to carry with you to share with colleagues, teachers, librarians, students, booksellers, pets, mail carriers, strangers...the list goes on and on.
Shannon Miller sent me Poem In Your Pocket for Young Poets. It is a collection of 100 poems with detachable pages. It may be too late to pick up a copy for this year's celebration, but keep it in mind for next year.


  1. I love Poem in Your Pocket day...but have not yet chosen a poem.

    Chickadee Jubilee

  2. So great to see your post! I'm one of the organizers of PIYP day for Brunswick, Maine. We have an open mic night tomorrow and the Poet Laureate, Wes McNair speaking on Friday- both events at the Curtis Memorial Library. FMI, your readers can go to

  3. Love love love, this. Thank you so much for the link!! I'm carrying Walter Dean Myers' poem "Love that Boy" and also that Creech person's "Love That Dog" today.

  4. I'm carrying "Love That Dog" in my pocket. :)


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