Frequent readers of my ramblings will be aware that I struggle with poetry. I don’t recall ever having learnt how to craft a good poem, which is a shame because I do so love a verse that reaches out to me.
In this post, Davy D asks the question ‘What is poetry?’ Can it be defined? How would you describe poetry to someone who had never come across this form of expression before?
Interestingly, there is a lovely perspective from LesleyKluchin in the comments of this post that I feel sums up what poetry means to me.
Please hop across to Davy D’s post and read through. Perhaps you can then come back and tell me how you would define poetry in the comments below.
Sitting at a barbeque, at the weekend, a guest turned to me and said “I hear you’re a poet.” A conversation ensued which led to me showing her the Inside the Mind of Davy D blog. After a short while browsing on her phone, she turned to me and whispered, “That’s not poetry, it’s just […]