Poetry Slams

Distilling Poetry

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Poetry is the ultimate baring of the poet’s inner thoughts. Not to say all poetry will be deep and serious (just as our inner thoughts can be lighthearted and fun, so can poetry), but rather regardless of the tone the poem, you can always be sure it’s a reflection of the poet’s inner state when they wrote it. As such, the poet must carefully construct each poem with full consideration of tone, word choice, and structure. (more…)