Question: Do we need poetry?

Poetry is so important because it helps us understand and appreciate the world around us. Poetrys strength lies in its ability to shed a “sideways” light on the world, so the truth sneaks up on you. Poetry teaches us how to live.

What would happen without poetry?

A world without poetry would be far darker place. Without poetry we would have far less expressions of joy. Our culture would be far less developed, as a large part of demacracy is speeches. The effects on the world if we didnt have poetry are complex, numerous and none would be positive.

Are poems useless?

Studies show that music can also shape an individuals personality and character. Matching lyrics, choosing, instruments, playing instruments or singing require much more skill than writing a few lines. Poetry certainly cannot arouse the brain the same way a song can, and this is a key reason poetry is pointless.

Why should we still read poetry?

Its not only that poetry allows us to understand ideas and emotions in a far more meaningful way, but through continually reading poetry, we ensure that these ideas are constantly being recognised yet in new and innovative ways each time the words come off the page. A new way of thinking, a new way of understanding.

Do you think we can live without poetry?

The truth is we can live without poetry. Many or most people live perfectly fulfilling and contented lives without much exposure to poetry, day to day, month to month, or year to year.

Why do I hate poems?

One of the reasons why poetry as a word can produce contempt, anxiety, hatred, is because we feel uneasy about not getting poetry, he says. That same uneasiness is part of why it can be off-putting to hear someone else describe themselves as a poet. It can sound like theyre saying Im more human than you are.

Why is poetry underrated?

Poetry falls out of the normal flow of interest within teens because of its complexity, but the complexity is what makes poetry poetry. Poetry will forever be underrated because readers are taught to understand the true meaning of the poem rather than creating their own meaning.

What is the future of poetry?

The future of poetry is immense, because in poetry, where it is worthy of its high destinies, our race, as time goes on, will find an ever surer and surer stay … Our religion has materialised itself in the fact, in the supposed fact; it has attached its emotion to the fact, and now the fact is failing it.

How does poetry figure in todays society?

Poetry is so important because it helps us understand and appreciate the world around us. Poetrys strength lies in its ability to shed a “sideways” light on the world, so the truth sneaks up on you. No question about it. Poetry teaches us how to live.

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