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You can be a winner (yes, you!) 

Ahhh, April. Flowers bloom, birds sing, and poets shine under the new spring sun.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Poetry Monththe largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets marking the event in myriad ways — I’m taking part in the Big Poetry Giveaway.

How It Works:

1. Start here
I’m giving away three poetry books. No pressure. No obligation. No cost to you. 

2. Enter the drawing. 
Type your name and email address in the comments section of this blog by end-of-day on April 30, 2016. I'll draw three names and mail the books to the winners. That's it. Easy, huh? 

3. Win even more. 
Visit Allyson Whipple, master hostess of the 7th Annual Big Poetry Giveaway. On her blog you’ll find a list of participating bloggers. Visit her blog to increase your chances of winning books (and meeting fun, nice writers and readers).

4. Have fun. 
Open your mind. Insert poems. Live more deeply, madly, moonly.*  

Enter my drawing to win these great books:

The Less I Hold
by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer


Selected Poems
by Barbara Crooker


Thin Skin
by Drew Myron (that’s me!) 


* with a nod to e.e. cummings


Reader Comments (40)

I have the second and third collections but not Trommer's.

Thank you for participating in the giveaway, Drew.

April 6, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterMaureen

Hi Maureen,
You are well-read. :)
Thanks for taking part.

April 6, 2016 | Registered CommenterDrew

Hi Drew! Thanks so much for doing this! I have your book but not the two others. Thanks so much for doing the giveaway yet again!

Happy Poetry Month!

April 6, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterBrian Wong


April 6, 2016 | Unregistered Commentershirley plummer

HI Brian!
I remember you, lucky Giveaway winner from the past! Nice to see you back.
You'll love these other books. Thanks for playing.

April 6, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

Hi Shirley!
You are such a dedicated reader. Thank you.

I think you'll really like the Barbara Crooker book, and the Rosemary Wahtola Trommer collection too.

April 6, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

Happy Poetry Month! These collections all look interesting.

April 7, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterRobin A. Sams

Happy Poetry month to all! Thanks for having such a cool drawing!

April 7, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterKaren Young

Hi Drew, of course I'm a fan of your book (and YOU) and will take your recommendation for the others!

April 7, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterScott Dewey

Hi Robin.
Hi Karen.
Nice to "meet" you. Thanks for taking part.

April 8, 2016 | Registered CommenterDrew

Hey Scott!
Great to hear from you.
Thanks for playing. :)

April 8, 2016 | Registered CommenterDrew

You're offering a great prize! I've been enjoying your blog :)

April 8, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterMegan

Hi Megan,
So nice to hear from you. Thanks for reading & playing.

April 9, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

I own "Thin Skin" (and love it!)

Barbara Crooker is one of my favs too

hope i win =)

April 10, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterRenee

I haven't read any of these yet and would love to! Always looking for new poetry. Thanks for doing the giveaway.

Lissa Clouser, quidam87@gmail.com

April 10, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterLissa Clouser

Thanks, Drew!

April 11, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterNancy

Happy National Poetry Month!

April 11, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea Blythe

Hello Andrea, Lissa & Nancy!
So nice to see you here.
Thanks for playing.

April 12, 2016 | Registered CommenterDrew

Awwww, thanks Renee!
Flattery is a powerful tool; I hope you win too. :)

April 12, 2016 | Registered CommenterDrew

Is it any surprise
that my birthday falls during
poetry month? No.

(I hope the No made you laugh - Susan)

April 17, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterSusan Jasmin

Happy Birthday Season! What a great month to celebrate.

April 17, 2016 | Registered CommenterDrew

Miss you!!

April 19, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterNina McDonald

I'm so happy to "see" you here! I miss you too. xox

April 19, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterDrew

Drew, you push light, pull balm and carry words everywhere you go.
You're a poem all year round.
Thanks for your attention to the sweet things of life.

April 19, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterShirley McPhillips

Just bought three poetry books at Powells (none of the above). Would love to receive any of them.

April 19, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterJoan Severson

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