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April Is Poetry Month

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Artwork by Denise Gallagher. “Be a Unicorn” greeting card available on our website.

The practice of claiming a holiday for a certain cause—whether whimsical or worthy—has expanded to ridiculous proportions. In the middle of April, for instance, you can celebrate National Submarine Day (4/11), Scrabble Day (4/13), Ex-Spouse Day (4/14), Rubber Eraser Day (4/15—perhaps related to Tax Day?), and National Eggs Benedict Day (4/16). If you want more, you can find a list of wacky and not-so-wacky holidays here. Continue reading