WHY POETRY IS IMPORTANT
BY SARAH FADER
As readers, we know about the importance of the short story. The writer is conveying a message about life and the universe through the voices of fictional characters. This is what literary fiction is about. Poetry, on the other hand is about raw emotion. A poem communicates how the writer is feeling in that moment.
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Something I wrote on Psychology Today reminded a reader of the following poem by William Henley, so I wanted to share.
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I’ve been following Thompson’s writing through blogs and social media for years, but nothing could have prepared me for the stunning voice this author has.
I’m not much of a poetry reader. Though my favorite genre is Literary, I’m definitely one of those numbskulls that just doesn’t get it. I want to read a story, not words.
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