A day to celebrate poetry in all forms
Welcome to the World Poetry Challenge!
World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999, "with the aim of supporting linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increasing the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard". Quote taken from Wikipedia
In honor of World Poetry Day, this challenge will consist of TWO PARTS. You may choose to take part in one or both parts!
In 500 words or less tell about a special poem that has influenced or changed your life in some way. Be sure to include the author and title of the poem.
Write a poem of your very own! It can be on ANY subject and any style.
Keep it 15 lines or less.
Poems MUST be newly written for this challenge!
Extra Plus if you mention World Poetry Day in your poem
You have 12 hours to complete this challenge!
Tick tock it is a race against the clock! All entries must be posted below by Midnight March 21st WDC time.