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Continuing with our celebration of National Poetry Month, the library is recognizing Poem-In-Your-Pocket Day on April 24th.  Scattered around the library are baskets of colorful slips of paper containing a poem. 2014-04-21 13.26.32These aren’t just your common poems though!  Besides a few fun poems from the likes of Shel Silverstein and Walt Whitman, there are several “Slam” poems.  What’s a slam poem, you ask?  Well, if you’ve never heard of it, we’ve assembled 10 of our favorite urban poets doing their thing right here:


(or check ’em out on ours our YouTube channel )