World poetry day (video and 13 poems celebrating poetic diversity)

World poetry day (video and 13 poems celebrating poetic diversity)

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March 21 is globally observed as World Poetry Day. UNESCO set aside the date in 1999, at the 30th General Conference in Paris.
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The goal of the observance is to support poetic expression across languages, particularly those that are endangered.

March 21 is also celebrated as World Poetry Day in order to honor the poets who left their mark in literature, folklore, and music.

How do we celebrate World Poetry Day?

  1. honor the poets
  2. Watch a poetry recitation or reading.
  3. Share poetry with people of all ages.
  4. Add some award-winning poetry to your to-read list.
  5. write your own poems

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