It’s National Poem In Your Pocket Day and It’s Time to Celebrate!

It’s National Poem In Your Pocket Day and It’s Time to Celebrate!

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Everyone halt everything you’re doing right now! Check your pockets. You’ll probably find some lint, some change, and that crumpled up fortune from your Chinese food lunch the other day. While that’s all well and good, today’s an even better day to check your pockets for something special.   Via Giphy     As part of National Poetry Month, April 26th has become Poem in Your Pocket Day and we are all for it. Simply pick your favorite poem, fold it up and tuck it away in your pocket, then share it with your class, at work, friends… basically anyone you …

Bookstr Recommends: Our Favorite Poems for World Poetry Day!

Bookstr Recommends: Our Favorite Poems for World Poetry Day!

WE LOVE POETRY. World Poetry Day is Bookstr’s favorite holiday. If there wasn’t a full on blizzard in New York today, we would be in the office reciting verses to one another all day long, you best believe. However, the fact of the matter is that there IS a full on blizzard taking place in this here city, and therefore we must content ourselves with virtually sharing our favorite poems with each other and with you!   On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong     George Hajjar– Social and Editorial    So one of my favorite poems is …