What Poem is in Your Pocket?

April 26 is “Poem in Your Pocket Day,” so grab your favorite verse, and share. The salon’s pick:

The Construction Years
by Maricela Ramirez

A grandfather with mountain hands gets an ear stuck in the 1920s. This just in:
The world is an apartment building. A girl with cilantro hair wears a hard hat
to the dinner table. She’s trucks and toughness.

Read the entire poem at Shampoo, Issue #28

Celebrate national Poem In Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 26, 2012!

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. You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. Post one here or on your pick of social media.


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