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WLRN And O, Miami Celebrate National Poetry Month With Zip Odes

Tuesday is the last day of April and that means the end of National Poetry Month. 

Here in South Florida we’ve been marking this month with your five-lined 'Zip Odes.' These are poems in which the number of words per line is determined by the digits in your zip code.

For example, if you live in Boca Raton and your zip code is 33433, a corresponding Zip Ode would have five lines: three words, three words, four words, three words and three words. 

Over the past five weeks, we received more than 2,300 Zip Odes. 

Check out the photo gallery above to see some of the ones you've shared with us.