China: Reviving the power of poetry1 min read
Wang Xiaoyu’s favorite bedtime routine now is to reach for hersmartphone and play a poem. Every night at 10 pm, the 32-year-old sales executive in Shanghai logs on to a poetry-sharinggroup on the social network WeChat and listens to or reads apoem.
It has become a regular pastime ever since she discovered the group, whose Chinese name literally translates to “Read a poem before you sleep”.
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