I believe in the power of poetry to change the world—not in the form of large, over-orchestrated, time-consuming, and costly acts, but in the simple act of stopping, slowing down, and being thoughtful and observant in our day-to-day.
You will hate poetry if you don’t know how to read it. Or, at least, you will like fewer poems than you would if you knew how to read it. But you don’t have to love all poetry. I don’t. The key to poetry—reading or writing it—is to never force it. As I stated inContinue reading “How to read poetry when life gets in the way”