It's World Poetry Day today, Wednesday, March 21.
The first World Poetry Day took place on 21 March 2000, created by UNESCO to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry across the globe.
Recently, I have been reading to my 10-year-old nephew from a book of poetry put together by called The World of Boys. It has fun poems about boys from Robert Louis Stevenson and others.
What do you like to read to kids? Have you written poetry to share? Please tell us in the comments below, or if you have a link, add the poem, too.
Irene DeBlasio did a great addition to her own poetry, with College Reunion.
Also, here's another: and
Here is Eva-Marie Fredric's
There's Donna Hilbert's Contact.
Also, Web of Stories is releasing brand new recordings of Lithuanian award-winning poet Tomas Venclova reflecting on his writing and the spellbinding stories of his life. Find out more: http://www.webofstories.com/people/tomas.venclova/1
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