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Remember: Thursday Is Poetry Day

On Thursday, October 2, readers and writers across the UK will celebrate National Poetry Day, a public celebration of poetry with live events, classroom activities, and broadcasts, as well asĀ  performances in “streets, squares, supermarkets, parks, train stations, bus-stops and post-boxes.” In 2013, for example, Prince Charles performed Dylan Thomas’ “Fern Hill.” The theme for […]

Dylan’s Great Poem

Young people around the world have a chance to celebrate National Poetry Day in a unique way: by helping to pen an epic 100-line bilingual poem inspired by the work of legendary Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. On Thursday, October 2 (National Poetry Day), anyone aged seven to twenty-five from anywhere in the world can go […]