You needn’t be a poet or a lover of poetry to know that words have power.
Power to inspire hope, dreams, creation.
Perhaps you’re a born romantic. You feel the life and emotion of another’s pain or pleasure expressed within their word.
As a teen I fell in love with Elizabeth Barrett Browning. My poet’s heart felt deeply for her pain and longing in the classic, “How Do I Love Thee?”
Life experience soon brought other teachers. The mystical work of William Blake and Kahlil Gibran reflect shifts in the energy of life I was experiencing, opening a world of that unseen by the ordinary.