Why Poetry. Rossella Riccobono

Because it’s fun.
Because it’s beautiful.
Because it communicates in a pure way.
Because it is free from compromise and corruption.
Because it re-establishes word as creative and not destructive.
Because it is direct.
Because it is not afraid of telling the truth.
Because it is honest expression of states of mind.
Because it talks about us all and to all of us:
love, pain, death, rejection,
loss, hatred, fear, passion,
politics, despair, hope,
disappointment, joy, courage. Continue reading