Those of you who are nerdy about literature may already have a little knowledge of poets and their histories. At times, they exhibit moodiness and sarcasm as well as being incredibly honest. It’s Poet in a Cupcake Day on April 15th, so if you love poetry and are looking for a way to express that love, check it out!
Make your favorite cupcakes in honor of poets on the day dedicated to celebrating poets. To find out how you can participate in Poet in a Cupcake Day and what inspired it, please read on.
Celebrating is easy when you know how to do it. Put your poets on popsicle sticks, then color them on popsicle sticks. Insert into cupcakes! Considering what kind of cupcake might make the best sweet pedestal, you might want to learn a little about your poet. Perhaps you’d like to read a poem by the poet.
A brief history of Poet in a Cupcake Day
Tweetspeak led a weeklong initiative called Take Your Poet to School Week, which culminates in Poet in a Cupcake Day, a fun capstone day for that series of days. In addition to hosting poetry parties, Tweetspeak hosts poetry writing workshops where people write poetry, submit it to Twitter or their blog, and become part of a poetry party collective.
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Founded in 2009 by a group of poets who are interested in keeping track of their poetry archives and sharing their writings.
Tweetspeak was acquired in 2015 by T. S. Poetry Press, an independent publisher.
Tweetspeak’s Take Your Poet to School Week is the most famous idea they offer for literature lovers, and it consists of different ways to express your love for your favorite poets.
People can make their favorite cupcake flavors in honor of their favorite poets on Poet in a Cupcake day. Poet in a Cupcake Day is a day of cupcakes and poetry, so celebrate!
What to do on Poet in a Cupcake Day
Twitterspeak’s poet cutouts make celebrating easy. Your poets can be printed and cut out, colored, and stuck on popsicle sticks to go into your favorite cupcake!
Before choosing a cupcake, you may want to read a bit about your poet. In honor of this day, you can also read a poem by the poet.
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You can color and cut Tweetspeak’s printable cupcake collection if you’re not up for sweets.