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National Poetry Month

PC is excited to celebrate National Poetry Month! Scroll below to access a curated list of poetry links and information about National Poetry Month and Poem in Your Pocket Day.

Click Here to view the 2022 National Poetry Month Poster from the Academy of American Poets.


Mark your calendars for the return of our National Poem in Your Pocket Day Virtual Open mic (details below):



The Language Arts Department & the PC Social Justice Committee Present

National Poem in Your Pocket Day Virtual Open Mic

Date: Friday, April 29, 2022

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Personal to World Justice: Poems of Conflict, Unity, and Peace

Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Curated Poetry Destinations Online

Click for more information on the Academy of American Poets "Poem in Your Pocket Day"


South African Poet Puno Selesho


Click on each image below to access the links.


Native-American Poets


Native-American Poem by Dg Nanouk Okpik


Native-American Poetry (Poetry Foundation Collection)


Pacific-Islander Poetry


Asian-American Voices in Poetry


Cynthia Dewi Oka - Featured Profile


LatinX Poetry


US LatinX Voices in Poetry


Iconic LatinX Poets (Featured in HipLatina)


15 LatinX Poets Who Are Breaking Down Borders


'Unaccompanied' by LatinX Poet Javier Zamora


African-American Poetry


Alison C. Rollins - Featured Profile


5 Incredible Poems From Across Africa


LGBTQ Poetry


Urban Poetry - Featured Poem from Poetry Vibe (User-Generated Platform)


31 of the Best and Most Famous Short Classic Poems of All Time


Irish Poetry


Greatest British Poets

Places to Discover Poetry


Poetry Foundation




Bartleby Online Library

Free Community Platforms to Publish Your Poetry Online




8 Proven Poetry Websites to Read and Share Your Poems


"Deep Underground" Poetry Site (A User-Generated Poetry Platform)