Thank you for mentioning me in you post. Happy poetry month to you all
“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” -Robert Frost
In the United States, April is National poetry month! And of course, I didn’t realize this until the month was almost over. I enjoy reading poetry. It is like having a heart to heart conversation with someone you don’t know. But in time after reading a poets work, you begin to think of them as an old friend who knows exactly what to say when you need to hear it.
Poetry is beautiful to read. It is also beautiful to hear it read aloud. Especially by the poet who has written it. If one cannot listen to the poet read their poetry, I highly recommend reading it aloud to yourself. The words take on shapes and feelings that you cannot see when reading silently.
As someone who loves poetry in many forms and writes…
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