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Poems we know by heart: our readers recite video

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Its National Poetry Day, and weve been celebrating by collecting videos you filmed while reciting poems you know by heart from Oscar Wilde to William Blake via a lot of Shakespeare. Here are some of our favourites

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National Poetry Day is here, and with it a celebration of the fine tradition of learning poems by heart. With this years event centring on the theme remember, the Forward Arts Foundation have been encouraging everyone to share the poem they carry in their head. In parallel, Cambridge University is launching a survey, called The Poetry and Memory project, to find out which poems are most deeply engraved in our collective memory, and how they are remembered.

Are you any good at remembering poems? Is there a poem which has stuck from your time at school? What are the poems you remember, and why? Let us know in the comment thread below or, even better, follow the lead of the dozens of readers whove already sent us their poems. Here is a selection of our favourites so far. You can also join in the campaign on social media under the hashtag #thinkofapoem.

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