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Put A Poem In Your Pocket Day Open Mic Reading

Thursday, April 18, 2019

2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.

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Join us in celebrating Put a Poem in Your Pocket Day. Sign up to read and share a three-minute piece of your favorite or original poem. Kids will read a poem, then create bookmarks inspired by their poem. Readers must sign up for their three-minute piece. Poems will be provided for those without a poem in their pocket.

Bring an original poem or one of your favorite all time poems. 

  • Kids Read: 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Adults Read: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park Accessible
2640 Grand Concourse
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(718) 365-5516

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