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Not sure what to do to make National Poetry Month special this April? Poets.org compiled a list of 30 ways to celebrate. Here are ten of our favorite!

1) Attend a poetry reading.


CALYX is hosting a poetry reading at Imagine Coffee in Corvallis, Ore. to celebrate underrepresented voices during this National Poetry Month. Please come enjoy our featured poets, and stick around for the open mic. Bring your friends!

2) Pick you favorite poem and memorize it.

3) Buy a book of poetry from your local bookstore.

via uopfindsomt on Flickr

via uopfindsomt on Flickr

4) Try your hand at writing different styles of poems.

5) Write or read a poem each day.

6) Start a poetry reading group.

7) Write a letter to you favorite poet to thank her or him for their work.

8) Chalk a poem on the sidewalk.

via jaynev on Flickr

via jaynev on Flickr

9) Sign up for a poetry class or workshop.

10) Visit poets.org for more National Poetry Month fun.