National Poem In Your Pocket Day

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National Poem In Your Pocket Day in USA in 2024
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Dates of National Poem In Your Pocket Day
2025 USA Thursday, April 24thNational Poem In Your Pocket Day
2024 USA Thursday, April 25thNational Poem In Your Pocket Day
2023 USA Thursday, April 27thNational Poem In Your Pocket Day
2022 USA Thursday, April 28thNational Poem In Your Pocket Day
2021 USA Thursday, April 29thNational Poem In Your Pocket Day
Summary
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Every April, on Poem in Your Pocket Day, people celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them, and sharing it with others throughout the day at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, and on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem.

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. In 2016, the League of Canadian Poets extended Poem in Your Pocket Day to Canada.

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