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This Thursday: Poem In Your Pocket Day

Celebrate the power of poetry to both transport a reader and be transported by carrying a poem in your pocket all day on Thursday, April 17, the first national Poem In Your Pocket Day. Join celebrants across the country and share your favorite lines with friends, family, co-workers, and even strangers. Download a selection of pocket-sized poems and poetry ringtones online. Carry the entire collection of over 2,500 poems on Poets.org in your pocket by simply going to http://www.poets.org/m from any mobile device.

On the web at: www.poets.org/pocket

Flamenco

The mighty river
hits slime-covered rocks—rhythmically—

and, in love with the goblin-spirit,
waits for ecstasy,

then, falls—majestic and turbulent—
into the calmer valley,

It disappears as it winds through the forest,
and thus, like a gypsy,

claims all the world
as home.

first published in Domicile

April 2008
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