On Monday you can pay for your coffee with a poem




Romanians will be able to buy coffee with poetry in over 200 coffee shops from around the country. The manifest campaign called “Pay with a poem” will take place for one day only, on the 21st of March, 2016.

The campaign started in 2013 when 6,300 poems were gathered.In 2014 on the International Day of Poetry coffee lovers visited 150 coffee shops and wrote 16,356 poems, which were inspired from great poets, personal poetry or were inspired in the moment. Last year alone, 17,400 poems were written in over 70 coffee shops from different Romanian cities.

This is a worldwide campaign and it is organized in 30 countries. The official ambassador of the campaign is Robert Montgomery, a poet and a conceptual artist. The campaign is sponsored by Julius Meinl. According to the Telegraph, Robert Montgomery said “I love how Pay With A Poem provides a little pocket of freedom, where money is replaced by…

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