Welcome to National Poetry Month! This is one of the most exciting times for Sappho’s Torque because I typically feature something about poetry — usually a poem — every day for the month of April. I’m going to try my best to keep up with it every day this month.
Today I ran across this lovely haiku by Elaine Sorrentino over on Haikuniverse — a delightful site you should all subscribe to, by the way. It captures the way my annual National Poetry Month series affects my blog rather perfectly. Poem-A-Day might be the most popular thing I do here.
bona fide poets
spend one short month each year
I wish you all a marvelous April. Happy National Poetry Month!
To see previous year’s National Poetry Month series, click on the following links:
April 2022 — https://sapphostorque.com/2022/04/02/a-poem-from-todays-reading/
April 2021 — https://sapphostorque.com/2021/04/01/poem-a-day-2021-day-1-mary-oliver/
April 2020 — https://sapphostorque.com/2020/04/01/poem-a-day-me-but-also-all-of-us/
April 2019 — https://sapphostorque.com/2019/04/01/poem-a-day-2019-mary-oliver/
April 2018 — https://sapphostorque.com/2018/04/01/poem-a-day-robin-reagler/
April 2017 — https://sapphostorque.com/2017/04/01/poem-a-day-paula-billups/
April 2016 — https://sapphostorque.com/2016/04/01/national-poetry-month-day-1/
April 2015 — https://sapphostorque.com/2015/04/01/women-writers-wednesday-4115/
April 2014 — https://sapphostorque.com/2014/04/01/in-honor-of-national-poetry-month-this-year/
Elaine Sorrentino, Communications Director by day, poet by night, has been published in Minerva Rising, Willawaw Journal, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Gyroscope Review, Ekphrastic Review, Writing in a Women’s Voice, ONE ART: a journal of poetry, Haikuniverse, Sparks of Calliope, Muddy River Poetry Review, Your Daily Poem, Panoplyzine, and was featured on a poetry podcast at Onyx Publications. She posts a humorous poem once a week on Facebook for friends who celebrate Haiku Tuesday.