Now updated with 2016 poets!
The year’s biggest gathering of poets in workplaces around the world is coming up soon.
The next Take Your Poet to Work Day is Wednesday, July 20th 2016(always the 3rd Wednesday in July). And frankly, we can’t wait. We’ve been dreaming about all the things our favorite poets will be doing at work: taking our phone calls, leading meetings, mowing the grass, driving trucks, waiting tables, doing lab experiments, and all kinds of other things. We can’t even wait to see them in the break room or chatting by the water cooler.
We have great ways to help you celebrate, including our printable freebie, the Take Your Poet to Work Coloring Book. Our free gift to you, you can download and print out the book, then color and cut out poets to your poetic little heart’s content. Take copies to work. Give them to your coworkers. Pass out poets to your customers. Print coloring pages and leave the on the tables in the cafeteria. Share this page on Facebook and Twitter and invite everyone you know to take their favorite poet to work.
Download your Take Your Poet to Work Coloring Book 2016
Don’t forget, we have a great Take Your Poet to Work Day infographic you can also share on your website or favorite social media channel.
And if you haven’t chosen your poet(s) yet, now’s your chance. Pick your favorite from our full Take Your Poet to Work Day collection:
2015 Take Your Poet to Work Day Poets
2014 Take Your Poet to Work Day Poets
2013 Take Your Poet to Work Day Poets
We’d love to hear about how you celebrate the day. Post pictures of your poets at work in your workplace on Twitter. Mention @tspoetry and use the special #poettowork hashtag so we’re sure to see all the fun. Who knows; we might even feature you in our wrap-up after the event.
Alright, poets. Time to get to work!
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