World poetry day , When is World poetry day 2019

world poetry day, on every 21st of March, the world would celebrate poetry. One of the most prominent way to convey the message. Poetry has been around for thousands of year and with the effort of celebrating world poetry day, we are ensuring its future to stay for thousand more.

History of world poetry day

UNESCO first adopted 21 March as World Poetry Day during its 30th General Conference in Paris in 1999. UNESCO declaration says, to "give fresh recognition and impetus to national, regional and international poetry movements".

There are still some arguments over celebrating the world poetry day on the march as It was generally celebrated in October, but in the latter part of the 20th century the world community celebrated it on the 15th, the birthday of Virgil, the Roman epic poet and poet laureate under Augustus. The tradition to keep an October date for national or international poetry day celebrations still holds in many countries. The United Kingdom generally uses the first Thursday in October, which is 2018 falls on October 4, but elsewhere a different October, or even sometimes a November date, is celebrated.

How to world celebrate poetry day

Every year around the world in schools or colleges or private organization, celebrate world poetry day by organizing poetry competition. They would remember one of the finest poetry of the world and the power of poetry which can change the kings of the empire.
Nowadays, every year, people would go to the internet and share their favorite line of the poem on the #WorldPoetryDay hashtag. It would trend in twitter for hours and millions of people would join them.

World famous lines from the poem

Because I could not stop for Death, / He kindly stopped for me; / The carriage held but just ourselves / And Immortality ‘Because I could not stop for Death' - Emily Dickinson

And when wind and winter harden / All the loveless land, / It will whisper of the garden, / You will understand- 'To My Wife', Oscar Wilde

But the dark pines of your mind dip deeper / And you are sinking, sinking, sleeper / In an elementary world; There is something down there and you want it told -'Dark Pines Under Water', Gwendolyn MacEwen

This is the way the world ends / not with a bang but a whimper  - 'The Hollow Men', T.S Eliot
Out of the ash I rise / With my red hair / And I eat men like air - 'Lady Lazarus', Sylvia Plath

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; / The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won  - 'O Captain! My Captain!', Walt Whitman

Don’t like the / fact that he learned to hide from the cops before he knew / how to read. Angrier that 
his survival depends more on his ability / to deal with the “authorities” than it does his own literacy - 'Cuz He’s Black', Javon Johnson

The weight of the world / is love / Under the burden / of solitude, / under the burden / of dissatisfaction / the weight, / the weight we carry / is love - 'Song', Allen Ginsberg

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