The Day Jobs Of 12 Famous Poets World Poetry Day is an initiative of UNESCO. It is a day to appreciate and support poets and poetry around the world. It is held on 21 March each year. Grant Snider of Incidental Comics illustrates the day jobs of 12 famous poets. Source for comic: Incidental Comics Purchase your poster here Posted on 28th April 2014 (15,730 views) Explore: Literary Trivia, Poetry This article has 6 comments Kevin Fox 28th April 2014 Larkin was a university librarian not a public librarian Philip Bond 28th April 2014 Damn, never going to be famous, don’t have one of those jobs. Poo Fay Franklin 29th April 2014 Great except that Emily Dickinson was not in the least a crazy cat lady (stereotype?). Her sister had cats but Emily loved birds too much. Probably the least cat-loving poet of them all! Brian Francis Heffron 4th May 2014 “il faut (d’abord) durer” we must, first of all, endure Mignon Ariel King 21st March 2015 Am I the only one singing this in her head to the tune of “We didn’t start the fire”? Inga 16th June 2016 I need a job for poets Comments are now closed.