Celebrating National Poetry Month

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In 1996, the Academy of American Poets established April as National Poetry Month to increase awareness develop a widespread appreciation of the art of poetry. Since then, the month has gained popularity and has been embraced by teachers, publishers, libraries, nonprofit and government organizations, and celebrities.

Today Sampsonia Way joins the celebration of National Poetry Month by recognizing ten poets who have contributed to our pages. Watch and read their voices here.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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