Posted on March 20, 2020 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most likely, you won’t be gathering physically with the loved ones who don’t live with you tomorrow.

But one way that you can safely connect with them — heck, with the whole world — is to celebrate World Poetry Day tomorrow.

Are we exaggerating? Well, a bit, but this is how UNESCO opens its description of World Poetry Day:

“Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings.”

PEN America asked a few contemporary poets to make some thematic recommendations, but if you’re looking for more of an escape than an observation, check out these free sources:

Categories: Today in Books

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