Most poetry in the modern age has retreated to the private sphere turning its back on the political realm.
Maybe it is something to do with age but I have become fonder of poetry than of prose.
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry in painting and in music.
In the television age the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose.
At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry I was listening to European classical music.
Every age has its own poetry in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation a race a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.