World Poetry Day
World Poetry Day: Musings from Guardian Digital team
It was Williams Wordsworth, one of the finest Romantic poets, that gave poetry one of its most popular definitions. Poetry is "the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity," the pastoral poet wrote in the preface to his Lyrical Ballads. While that definition may not capture all that…
Providus Bank celebrates Soyinka on World Poetry Day
Tomorrow, March 21 is UNESCO’s World Poetry Day. In the world over, bookies will be celebrating the event with some reading, writing and poetry performances.