At AWP,  I gave out hundreds of poem-post cards  with this spiel:


“Pretend you’re entering your favorite forest and I’m a tree at the entrance, and this little bird-house-heart asks you,

“How Much Trash is Poetry Worth?”

Step 1. Pick a poem

Step 2. Pick up the trash it is worth

Step 3. Add your own poems


I loved watching people laugh and smile at the oddness of my prop, and many of them asked if I had installed any of these signs in their city. Well, not yet, but with your help, we can have them up in every city and in every park across the country and throughout the world.



Here are some highlights:


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