Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

There's still a couple of weeks left in National Poetry Month -- still plenty of time to submit your best poetic effort and/or a copy of your favorite poem. If you are submitting your own work, include a brief explanation of your inspiration. If you are submitting someone else's poem, include a few lines about why and how this poem became one of your faves. Please DO NOT submit poems as separate postings to BAMirror; attach them to this posting through the "Leave a Comment" function....
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There are a myriad of things to celebrate and support during the month of April. One of those things is poetry. To quote W.S. Gilbert’s Pirate King and his crew (soon to be seen in the UCF-supported Summer Savoyards’ 2012 production, The Pirates of Penzance):

KING: “Although we live by strife, We're always sorry to begin it, For what, we ask, is life Without a touch of Poetry in it?”

ALL: “Hail, Poetry, thou heav'n-born maid! Thou gildest e'en the pirate's trade. Hail, flowing fount of sentiment! All hail, all hail,...

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