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The Benefits of Writing Poetry

Updated on November 25, 2009
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Benefits of Writing Poetry

 Anything goes on paper.

All the rules that apply in waking life are thrown out the window.

A writer can capture an entire generation or era in a single line of poetry.

Poetry can cover emotion, history, relationships, logic, learning, and a myriad other things.

Poetry can help one to escape.  Ask anyone who has been incarcerated for a long period of time.

Poetry can become money.

Poetry can become a family heirloom.

Poetry has no bounds, like the universe or love.

Poetry has limitations in traditions, but in theory there are no rules.

Poetry can be a way to make a person fall in love with you, when the whole world seems against you.

Poetry can be a way of communicating with God, or any other religious entity in the world's myriad of belief systems.

Poetry is a universal form of connection with other minds.

Poetry is divine.

The benefits of Poetry are communication, self expression, differentiation, unification, therapy, and self-assertion.

Poetry has no city limits, like the universe or love.

Poetry is succinct, charged, compact, and usually laced with intoxicating concepts. 

Poetry in creation is the greatest drug in the world; a unique moment in history.

The benefits of pen on paper: More intimate than button on screen.

The greatest benefit of poetry is to cure oneself of an overwhelming of thought, and to vent that overwhelming sensation.


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      Vijay 3 years ago

      I appreciate your kind and geonreus advice a lot!. I have been trying it hardly and did not get those amazing results!. It is nice to see that you got my comment in a good way!God bless you!VA:F [1.9.10_1130]please wait VA:F [1.9.10_1130](from 0 votes)

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      Monica Blake 5 years ago

      This is a very useful list of reasons. Poetry is all of the above and so much more. This is really great :)