Governor LePage Proclaims October 15, 2018 Poetry Day

October 15, 2018

WHEREAS, poetry is a culturally enriching form of expression appreciated by millions worldwide; and

WHEREAS, the State of Maine is thankful for the work that poets, famous and not, are creating and contributing to our communities; and

WHEREAS, schools, churches, libraries, clubs and organizations, the newspapers, radio and television must all help to give recognition to the poets who have, or are, facilitating making Maine famous in the field of poetry throughout the world;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAUL R. LEPAGE, Governor of the State of Maine, do hereby proclaim October 15, 2018 as POETRY DAY throughout the State of Maine, and urge all citizens to recognize this observance.

In testimony whereof, I have caused the Great Seal of the State to be hereunto affixed GIVEN under my hand at Augusta this tenth day of September Two Thousand and Eighteen.

Paul R. LePage