National Poetry Month: Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Quote: “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” – Douglas Adams
Song: “Sun Comes Up, It’s Tuesday Morning” by Cowboy Junkies
Place: Havana, Cuba
History: On April 30, 1859, “A Tale of Two Cities” was first published in the “All The Year Round” periodical. Installments of Charles Dickens’ classic tale ran weekly until Nov. 26, 1859.
Animal: Mexican redkneed tarantula