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World Poetry Day: 10 heartbreaking lines from poems

In order to celebrate poetic expression and the linguistic diversity, every year World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21. The day was adopted in 1999 during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris. On this day, people have taken to social media to share their favourite lines.

Every year, in order to celebrate poetic expression and the linguistic diversity, World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21. The day was adopted in 1999 during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris. Apart from celebrating the diversity, one of the main objectives of the day is to offer endangered languages an opportunity to be heard and read within communities.The day also seeks to reprise the age-old tradition of poetry recitals, mark a confluence between poetry and other creative fields like theatre, music and dance and also promote teaching poetry. On this day, we bring to you some of the most dazzling and heartbreaking lines from poems. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: Poems, as many would agree, are at once fiercely private and astonishingly public. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: They tell you that your sorrows are not unique, and neither the experience that you are going through. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: On this day, several people have taken to social media to share their favourite lines.(Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: The day is designated to find newer ways to make poetry accessible and not make it seem outdated. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: Poems tell you that the whole world is sharing your sorrow with you.(Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: Poems speak to you when prose ceases to. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: Poems provide solace when only few things can.(Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: On this day, read some of your favourite poems. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)

World Poetry Day: And revel in their beauty. (Designed by Nidhi Mishra/The Indian Express)