April is Poetry Month!
Don't forget to celebrate
and the joy and value poems can bring to our lives and literary culture.
Take a moment to think about and share what poetry means to you.
Follow @CanadianPoets and use the hashtag #PoetryMeans on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram all throughout April -- Poetry Month.
This is not a normal time.
So forgive yourself
for not being normal.
You never were.
Now you have a good reason
-Ronna Bloom, March 13, 2020
Thanks to Ronna Bloom for writing this timely and insightful poem.
On April 30, 2020, Calgary Reads will be celebrating
Poem in Your Pocket Day!
This special day encourages people to choose a poem, carry it with them, and share it with others all throughout the day.
Did you know that the City of Calgary has a
This writer's role is to
encourage and promote the importance of literature, culture and language in our local society. A Poet Laureate brings attention to poetry, both spoken and written, and the role it can play in our lives.