The Importance Of Poetry In Today’s Society

Poetry, just like every other art form has always been important. But today, we need it more than ever before.

 
The Importance Of Poetry In Today’s Society
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Our society in today’s modern world has become more complicated than we can bear. Everything has become about money, luxury, fame, and power. People are running after materialism like mad men. It is almost like people have forgotten the voice of poetry. And that’s exactly why poetry is so important in our society today. This world is built of emotions and stories but the new age of technology seems to have taken away that definition from us. Because, technology has made everything virtual, leaving no to very less room for real stories and emotions.

Pour Your Heart Out Or Relate To It

Both creating as well as consuming poetry can help you release stress.
Both creating as well as consuming poetry can help you release stress.

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Poetry can help you irrespective of which side of the stage are you on! If you are a poet, you get an opportunity to pour your heart out and relieve yourself of undue stress and pressure. As a consumer of that poetry, you can relate to the poet’s words, emotions, moods, and the feelings. This will help you feel less alone in this world full of people in distress. The current generation is prone to depression and loneliness like never before. What if the distance of this generation from art is one of the reasons? What if we can solve this epidemic by letting people invest time in art, and especially in poetry?

Poetry Makes You A Better Person

When you truly understand yourself and the society, you also know what you can do to improve yourself and the society.
When you truly understand yourself and the society, you also know what you can do to improve yourself and the society.

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Poetry helps you understand and see the world with a new set of eyes. You begin to question a lot of things you have learned so far and the process of learning and unlearning and learning takes place. Both, the creator and the consumer of poetry get an opportunity to appreciate this world and this life like never before. Poetry brings you closer to the deepest of your emotions like love, kindness, empathy, anger, drama, fear, and so on. In order to be human, it is crucial to always be in touch with your emotions. Poetry also promotes honesty in the hearts of the people it touches.

The best aspect of poetry is that not only it helps you grow but when it comes to it, poetry itself grows with you. Yes! Poems can be like your friends. With the passage of time and after experiencing various interpretations, poems also tend to grow into a newer and better version of itself. That’s the beauty of poetry. It never ceased to surprise us!

Poetry helps you to amplify your sense of understanding of the world and of yourself. You become more and more aware of yourself, your emotions, your feelings and your wants. When you truly know yourself, you also know what you can do to improve yourself. That’s exactly why poetry is often regarded as the best therapy. While it is not a substitute or an alternative of professional therapy but the experience of poetry itself is therapeutic.