Since its inception in 1999, World Poetry Day "recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind."
Celebrate World Poetry Day with poetry-related hero content.
The MY HERO Project and The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation are accepting submissions during April for poems about heroes. You can also submit a film, audio recording or artwork illustrating an original hero poem.
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In a remote corner of the world a living relic from a prehistoric age still exists. A creature that once roamed the northern plains alongside mammoths and sabertooth cats. This short film is the result of my journey into his world.
High school student Dylan Rock's hero is poet Matsuo Bashō. Read his hero story and his original poems inspired by Bashō.
A student from Rush-Henrietta writes about his poet hero Matsuo Bashō, who is considered the best master of haiku.
Listen & Read Along
Phillis Wheatley was the first distinguished African-American poet. [This story is also available in French.]
Collections of Hero Essays about Poets from All over the World
Learning about the lives of poets, and their differing place in society throughout the ages is a fascinating journey. Enjoy these collections of hero essays about poets from all over the world.
Organizer created on 3/19/2018 6:39:43 PM by Staff Writer
Last edited 3/20/2021 4:44:41 PM by Rachel Priebe