I asked a bunch of poets the above question. I’ll publish their answers ’til I run out or something else happens to stop me.
Koraly Dimitriadis says:
“I write poetry because it explodes out of me, and life doesn’t function or make sense if i don’t write it. I write poetry to tear down the layers of walls that surround me, to make sense of myself and my world…”
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