Posted on 03/20/2020 at 04:00 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:
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