In honor of National Poetry Month I thought I’d reblog some thoughts on poetry.
Savor The Words
Hello, out there. I just recently had a conversation with a friend about poetry. She confessed to me she wasn’t a big fan and that while she liked some poets she just couldn’t get through a book of poetry.
Did you get that…my first Aha moment! 🙂
So I explained to her that part of the problem was she was trying to read a collection of works as if it were a novel. Each poem is a separate entity unto itself. They are not meant to be read back to back….but to be savored, enjoyed one bite at a time, if you will. This really seemed to make a lot of sense to her and I’m hoping by sharing this it might help someone else open up to poetry.
The other thing I hear from people is they don’t always get it… what does the author/poet…
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