Poetry is an important part of our culture and history. It has the power to evoke emotions, inspire us and help us understand the world around us.

It is an art form that can be used to express feelings, thoughts and ideas in a creative way. It is an art form that has existed for centuries and continues to be appreciated today.

Also, poetry can be used to tell stories and share experiences with others.

By reading poetry, we can gain information about different perspectives and cultures.

Additionally, poetry can help us develop empathy by understanding how other people think and feel. Therefore, poetry is an important part of our lives as it helps us connect with ourselves and others on a deeper level.

Poetry Day

March 21 is a day to celebrate poetry and its power to inspire and unite people of all cultures.

World Poetry Day is an annual event that celebrates the art of writing and performing poetry around the world. It was declared by UNESCO in 1999 to recognize poetry’s unique ability to capture the creative spirit of our shared humanity.

As such, World Poetry Day serves as a reminder that poetry can be a powerful force for positive change in our lives.

In other words, poetry day is an initiative that seeks to celebrate the beauty of poetic expression in all its forms. It seeks to bring together people from different backgrounds and cultures who are passionate about writing and reading poetry. The goal is to create a platform where everyone can come together to appreciate the power of words, share their stories and learn new things about the world around them.

Costa Rican Poets

poet and translator Guillermo Fernández 1932-2012

Costa Rican poets have contributed significantly to the country’s cultural heritage. Their writings reflect their unique perspectives on life and its struggles, often combining elements of traditional culture with modern themes. They are also known for their use of symbolism and imagery to convey powerful messages about Costa Rican history and identity.

From Víctor Hugo Fernández to Guillermo Fernández, Marianela Tortós Albán to Guillermo Acuña González and Cristián Marcelo to Rebeca Bolaños, Costa Rican poets have been creating some of the most beautiful and powerful poetry in Latin America.

Their works are full of emotion, insight and a deep understanding of the human condition.

LIFE BEFORE LIFE The rivers perpetrated the bark of the trees the voice of the jungle remained campant Strong as the jaguar brave as the anaconda! Before I was born I was a tiny button of light I took the shape of a mountain range I exploded in shades of turquoise and from the blood stored in my sex gushed a stampede of hummingbirds The Fire was a thread sewn in the sun The green did not dominate the flame The woman who guarded the storm let the lightning fall and became a bird


Sensorial Sunsets