I am so very pleased to share the poster that was created in
Celebration of National Poetry Month, April, 2011,
presentation poem by
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Orangetown, New York
This will be officially presented
at the Orangetown Town Board Meeting
on Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Click on Image
for a larger readable view.
Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996,
National Poetry Month
is now held every April to celebrate poetry
and its place in American culture.
Celebrate National Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 14, 2011!
The idea is simple: select a poem you love during National Poetry Month
then carry it with you to share with co-workers, family, and friends.
select a favored poem, copy/print, pocket and share!
Thank You ever so kindly.
English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay.
The Harvard Classics. 1909–14.
A Defence of Poetry
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A Defence of Poetry. Percy Bysshe Shelley. 1909-14. English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay. The Harvard Classics ~ Full text available at: http://www.bartleby.com/27/23.html