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SPECIAL HOUSES WITH POEMS IN LEIDEN – all carefully painted by hand

Yes, there are over 100 poems hand-painted on public walls throughout the city of Leiden. Walking this town, you can read Shakespeare and Basho, Pablo Neruda, Sapho, Derek Walcott, and William Butler Yeats. All these poems written in their original language are part of the ‘Poems and Walls’ project. There is a special relationship between the city of Leiden and …

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