Bad Poetry Day
Bad Poetry Day or National Bad Poetry Day is celebrated on August 18 of every year. Why admire only the beauty of the good poems alone? Anyone will discover the best form only when they make mistakes, and so it is vital to encourage the poems of the bad poets. Sometimes bad things need recognition and so the Bad Poetry Day will cheer up the new poets and writers. Nothing is impossible, and it suits for writing bad poems too. The word poetry itself has the word “try, made” and so you need not wait or hesitate as trying better than being idle. So you can take a paper and pen to write your poems, probably the bad poems and look at the talent you have within you on the Bad Poetry Day.
“All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. To be natural is to be obvious, and to be obvious is to be inartistic.” – Oscar Wilde
History of Bad Poetry Day
The actual year, origin, and the person who first celebrated the Bad Poetry Day is still unknown. But the person who thought of celebrating such a day had an aim to send the poetry to the old high school teacher by gathering a group of old high school friends. It is also mentioned that he might also be bad at making good poetry and that would had encourage such kind of people through Bad Poetry Day celebration. Else, he might have been a kind of person who loves poetry about bad things. The reason for the day extends in number. The best part of rejoicing on this day is by appreciating the ones who write bad poetry. The Bad Poetry Day aims to identify the new poetry writers even if they give bad poetry as the day is notably observed to encourage the bad poets. Poetry, in general, is any literary work, written or spoken produced in the metrical form. To better represent bad poetry, one can indulge in creating an art of words without considering its quality.
Other Celebrations on August 18
August 18, 2018, is also celebrated as
- National Pinot Noir Day
- National Mail Order Catalog Day
- Serendipity Day
- World Honey Bee Day
- Break the Monotony Day
- International Geocaching Day
- International Homeless Animal’s Day
How to Celebrate Bad Poetry Day
The best way to celebrate Bad Poetry Day is by writing a really bad poetry. Forget the perfection and write even a terrible poem. You can even write it yourself and gather your friends, family members to read it out loud. Conduct Bad Poetry readings at any public spot preferably to encourage people who are bad at writing good poems. Post your bad poetry celebration pictures and your bad poetry on the social media using the hashtag #BadPoetryDay or #NationalBadPoetryDay.