April 24 – Poem in Your Pocket Day

April is Poetry Month and April 24th is Poem in Your Pocket Day

photo-5The image shows the poem by Beatrice Schenick de Regniers, Keep a Poem in Your Pocket. The first verse is often quoted by school teachers everywhere.

“Keep a poem in your pocket, and a picture in your head, and you’ll never feel lonely, at night when you’re in bed.”

Beatrice Schenick de Regniers is the editor of the popular poetry anthology, Sing a Song of Popcorn.

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She is also the author of several rhyming picture books loved by children worldwide.

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