Poetry Is Everywhere
Some coal holes
in London are so
nicely designed
with art and poetry
that there is a
Coal Hole Walk
for tourists!
Poetry Plaques are all over the walls of
Trois Rivieres, Quebec.
Dotted round the Wellington, New Zealand
waterfront are various verses of writing/poetry
etched into large concrete slabs.
Poetry as
Street Art
All Over
the World!
Poetry Van of
Santa Fe NM
This mobile
venue for
poetry drives
around the city
offering everyone
a chance to
create.
Poetry & art
decorate buildings
all over the world.
In many
communities,
Poetry Stands
are becoming
common,
offering the
passer-by a short
verse by a local
poet.
Poems can even be found in some of Holland’s ponds.
“Poem Stores” at fairs & community events
People name their subject and price, a local poet goes to work.
Poetry as a gift to honor others: The Emperor KangXi wrote this poem for a Mayor
who retired to Chongking, China.
Poetic Licenses Available at Circulation
Front Back
Yes, this is a joke. But Heaton will make you one if you want.
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April is national poetry month (created by Christine Heaton, HBHS Library)

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April is national poetry month (created by Christine Heaton, HBHS Library)

  1. 1. Poetry Is Everywhere
  2. 2. Some coal holes in London are so nicely designed with art and poetry that there is a Coal Hole Walk for tourists!
  3. 3. Poetry Plaques are all over the walls of Trois Rivieres, Quebec.
  4. 4. Dotted round the Wellington, New Zealand waterfront are various verses of writing/poetry etched into large concrete slabs.
  5. 5. Poetry as Street Art All Over the World!
  6. 6. Poetry Van of Santa Fe NM This mobile venue for poetry drives around the city offering everyone a chance to create.
  7. 7. Poetry & art decorate buildings all over the world.
  8. 8. In many communities, Poetry Stands are becoming common, offering the passer-by a short verse by a local poet.
  9. 9. Poems can even be found in some of Holland’s ponds.
  10. 10. “Poem Stores” at fairs & community events People name their subject and price, a local poet goes to work.
  11. 11. Poetry as a gift to honor others: The Emperor KangXi wrote this poem for a Mayor who retired to Chongking, China.
  12. 12. Poetic Licenses Available at Circulation Front Back Yes, this is a joke. But Heaton will make you one if you want.

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