This Place, This Planet Poetry Map

Great poems have been written about the fragility of Planet Earth, from Byron’s 1816 poem ‘Darkness: A Vision’ to American poet Jane Hirshfield’s ‘Let Them Not Say’ of 2014.

To register our feelings about what we humans are doing to the Earth – whether locally or on a global scale – we invite poets of all ages and places to contribute a poem to Litfest’s ‘This Place, This Planet’ poetry map.  Poems will be added to the map below for all to browse.

As part of this project, Litfest has produced a resource and inspiration pack aimed at helping young people come up with their own “This Place, This Planet” poem — click here to download the pack!

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