Well, see, that’s the thing: I think it would be perfectly O.K. for someone to read just one poem a day and blog about that. But I’m just concerned that if we encourage all kinds of reading behaviors for an InPoReMo, it won’t capture people’s imagination the way NaNoWriMo and NaPoWriMo do. My bottom line is I’d like to launch something that would encourage people to celebrate poetry by reading it, not just writing it. Maybe a round number, like ten books in a month, would still capture the imagination without seeming too daunting…

I agree about not reading magazines or anthologies too much. I read online magazines some, of course, but not print ones. Not worth shelling out all that money for a magazine only to find four or five poems I actually like, and then having to decide whether to take up shelf room with the thing.