In every vital moment, poetry is alive and well
April 30, 2018
Is poetry dead, too slow for our wired, sound-bitten world? Even if poetry is no more, says David Gewanter, then it still leaves its DNA lying around, or moves like a virus passing from body to body, playing witness to our most vital moments. Gewanter, a poet, essayist and editor, offers his humble opinion on why verse remains relevant.