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