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Indonesian Poet Sapardi Djoko Damono Appears on Google Doodle Today

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In this article: Sapardi Djoko Damono

Written by Arianti Widya, and was originally published in VIVA

Mar 20, 2023

The Indonesian poet, Sapardi Djoko Damono appears on Google Doodle today as celebrates his birthday – born on this day in Solo, Central Java in 1940. He is known as a revolutionized lyrical poet in Indonesia. Damono usually spent his childhood in libraries reading every book and started writing poetry while attending high school in Surakarta. After earning an English degree from Gajah Mada University, he studied Indonesian literature in graduate school.

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