It is time for one of the exclusive posts from Writer in Residence Paul Andruss. I dabble in poetry and it is an extension of lyrics that I wrote many years ago, and most of my poems, like those lyrics will never see the light of day.
Poetry for me has always been emotionally driven. I love a good story and some of my favourites from childhood were If by Rudyard Kipling… It had me at the first two lines.
If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
I will now hand you over to Paul who shares a conversation between a Muse and a Pilgrim on the subject of poetry…..and its various forms.
According to the Muse (A dialogue in 2 halves) Part 1: What is Poetry? by Paul Andruss