Happy World Poetry Day!

Scrolling through FB as I always do first thing in the morning, I find out today is World Poetry Day! So! I am sharing a website talking all about Poetry Day and I am also going to share some of my favorite poets.

UNESCO — United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-%20%20celebrations/celebrations/international-days/world-%20poetry-day/

Patricia Harris — Fellow writer, poet, and one of my dearest friends!

https://pattimouse.wordpress.com/ and you can find her here on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Patricia-Harris/e/B012U5ZRD2/

Maya Angelou — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/maya-angelou

Elizabeth Barrett Browning — https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/how-do-i-love-thee-sonnet-43

Robert Browning — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/robert-browning

William Shakespeare — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/william-shakespeare#poet

Edgar Allan Poe — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/edgar-allan-poe

And I actually have written a couple of poems myself:

This one was for my Grandmother who passed away Dec 3rd, 1996 at the age of 80 from cancer:

The day you died
Broke my heart in two
How could I go on?
How could I live without you?

As a child, you held me tight
Read me stories and kissed me goodnight
Taught me about flowers, animals, and trees
And fixed my wounds when given by bees.

You lit up my life,
You gave me hope,
When my world was full of strife,
You gave me the strength to cope.

I lost my heart when you left
I thought it would never mend
But I have wonderful memories
And Mickey Ross, I’ll love you till my end.

My poem that I wrote about Sejuani, a League of Legends champion you can find here:

https://cyndipilcher.wordpress.com/sejuanis-roar/

Hope you enjoyed my poetry shares! Check out the links and find your favorite poems/poets!

Have a great day! Many blessings~

Redbird

 

 

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