Why I Write Poetry

To celebrate National Poetry Month, poets share their inspiration in a video montage

Image courtesy of mishipoet

Poetry rises out of one solitude to meet another in recognition and connection. It companions us.

-Edward Hirsch

People are drawn to poetry for different reasons. Listening to the poets in this video, you glean their uniqueness and commonalities.

Please comment and let us know why you write poetry. Enjoy!

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