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Blog Posted:2/18/2010 9:12:00 AM
<P><FONT color=#800080>I was just wondering</FONT>...who knows where poetry start, from whom or its birthplace?</P> <P>&nbsp;<FONT color=#800080>I was just wondering</FONT> if poetry have a particular&nbsp; day of celebration</P> <P><FONT color=#800080>I was just wondering</FONT> if we could all create a special day for it if there is no particular day</P> <P><FONT color=#800080>I was just wondering</FONT> if we all could make a difference as poetry has made a difference in our lives..</P> <P><FONT color=#800080>I was just wondering</FONT> if we could swim together in a pool full of pools...with same thoughts</P> <P><FONT color=#800080>I was just wondering</FONT> if I could make a research myself and give a feedback later</P>
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  1. Date: 2/19/2010 6:01:00 PM
    You can start with Wikipedia... : )

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  1. Date: 2/19/2010 4:39:00 PM
    I don't know the answer to these questions yet, but I found fascinating information about National Poetry Day in Britain. Oct 7th this year...There is a lot of interesting information! Here are a few links. http://www.nationalpoetryday.co.uk/ http://www.poets.org/page.php/prmID/41 http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/aboutus/npd/ I hope that helps! The middle one has a lot of relevant information. SMILES, Dane Ann

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  1. Date: 2/19/2010 3:28:00 PM
    Thanks for posting this. I learned something more from Our Soup Family--and yes, I think this forum does make a difference because it is so encouraging to another. Karen

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 8:42:00 PM
    In 1999, UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) designated March 21 as World Poetry Day. I found this on the web I also found that Great Britain holds it in October I think,,,and as it has been said below National poetry month is April,,,Blessings..Cecil

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 6:57:00 PM
    Raul has said it all .. The Psalms in the Bible are the most beautiful pieces of poetry ever written.. inspirational and truthful at the same time.. and also.. pick a month and run it by Soup Management so they can set it up on the Home Page and u will have our support for this new venture of celebration on Soup for Poetry ..luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of Poetry Soup.

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 12:18:00 PM
    Hey, Deb and RAul. You said a lot of the same things I would have said! It's been around for centuries. Just got changed a lot in modern times!! (too bad I am still writing like I am back in the 19th century! that won't get me published in many journals!) Luv, andrea

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 10:26:00 AM
    smile Yes there is a Month I think April in the USA to celebrate poetry. I would think The Tao, the Torah, the Bible, the Koran were all early works of poetry. Light & Love

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 10:00:00 AM
    The book of Psalms is a book of poetry and that takes it back a long time, April is National Poetry Month. As far as international, I have no clue.

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 9:55:00 AM
    Olusegun :) Some of your questions are beyond me, but I like your idea about an international poetry day. That would be quite nice. Maybe there is one and we are just not aware of it. love and hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 2/18/2010 9:27:00 AM
    poetry started around the campfire, when Oloff met Ingrid.

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