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Poetry written on walls – the beauty of it all

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Leiden, The Netherlands

A city where poetry is embraced – where poems – written in a dozen languages – grace the buildings.

Leiden, Netherlands http://www.muurgedichten.nl/wallpoems.html

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107 Poems – throughout the city of Leiden embellish and enhance the city. 

Poems in English by Dylan Thomas, Neruda, e..e cummings,  Baudelaire, William Carlos William, Octavio Paz…grace the walls of the city. Imagine.

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The List of Poems:

http://www.muurgedichten.nl/indexopontstaan.html 

 

Leiden, Netherlands

Can we envelope an edifice with verse?

Bathe our buildings with blank verse – yours? mine? ours?

Let us begin a movement – to dress the walls, cloak the naked corners with haiku, epic, or limerick.

Is there a city in America who will  dress their walls with poetry?

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One thought on “Poetry written on walls – the beauty of it all

  1. martina2b on said:

    cool!

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