World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day

March 21, 2023

Celebrate World Poetry Day by sharing your favorite poems, writing your own verses, and discovering new works from around the world!

when is it?
March 21
Celebrate the wonder of words and language on World Poetry Day, March 21! This special day has been around since 1999 and was created to celebrate poetry in all its forms. It's a great opportunity to embrace your inner poet by writing some beautiful verses or reading works from renowned poets throughout history. Whether you're an experienced writer or just getting started, this is a wonderful chance to express yourself through creative expression.

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How to Celebrate World Poetry Day

<div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">1. </span>Read a poem</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Take time to pick up a well-known classic or explore a new, emerging poet. Read the poem aloud and appreciate its beauty.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">2. </span>Write a poem</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Grab a pen and paper or open up a blank document on your computer and let your thoughts flow. Write about anything that comes to mind and share it with friends.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">3. </span>Attend a poetry reading</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Visit your local bookstore, library or coffee shop for an evening of live readings from poets of all levels.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">4. </span>Listen to spoken word</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Spoken word is an amazing way to experience poetry in a unique way. Look up spoken word artists on YouTube or SoundCloud and take the time to listen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">5. </span>Share your favorite poem</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Share your favorite poem with family, friends or even strangers online. Tag them with #WorldPoetryDay and spread the joy of poetry.</p></div>

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