Does Poetry Matter?

“Poetry is the weak sister of its sibling arts,” writes David Orr in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review, which is dedicated to contemporary poetry. Orr argues that every tool – including celebrity writers – could be used in the effort to persuade us to appreciate the form. But can it be done? Can poetry ever regain its relevancy?

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