Created by UNESCO in 1999, World Poetry Day “recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.”
How to participate
- Share a picture of your handwritten poem – selections will be posted on GuardianWitness, the home of user-generated content on The Guardian. Deadline is March 31, 2016.
- Read poetry! This article on International Business Times is a great place to start 🙂 “World Poetry Day 2016: Famous non-English poets and their works you must read.”
- You can read more about it on Poets.org and browse a list of international festivals. There’s nothing specific to the United States, but there are happenings in several countries, including: U.K., Australia, Chile, Germany, Moscow, Hong Kong, Paris, Africa, Ireland, and…
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