How can we keep poetry alive?
W.S. Merwin says,” Poetry reconnects us to the world.”
Poets are not published by the big publishing houses like they once were. It is harder than ever to break into the publishing arena.
We really are a small community and the more we support each other in our art the more we can promote poetry.
“Separate we come, and separate we go, and this be it known, is all that we know.”
~ Conrad Aiken.
I disagree because I believe together we can find a common ground. Reading one’s poetry helps writers fine tune their skills. It also helps writers working in other genres develop their narrative and imagery.
It can be hard to step outside our little box of words but collaborating with other writers sparks new ideas. The rewards of working together go far beyond reaching new audiences because it challenges the…
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