Let’s Talk: The P Word Poetry? Dead in the water, lost forever – what gives? Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 13 thoughts on “Let’s Talk: The P Word” we reblogged the same post today lol 😂✌️ LikeLiked by 2 people It’s a good question, l responded in the original thread, probably bore her to death, but had to reblog 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Yes I read it 🙂 ‘words r dead’ …I said same about younger generation and ppl in general- they find “the poetry” boring … LikeLiked by 1 person Yes they do sadly, but ‘words are dead’ stumped me for a long time lol! Oh my that could be true the way our world is shaping up, thank goodness for the small mercies of poetry bloggers then eh 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person …I think we r moving towards the place where everything will be “online” 🙂 but hopefully not fully dead. Would be cool to check the world 50 or 100 years from now. I think the poetry should survive tho LikeLiked by 1 person Poetry will always survive, and what will happen is that people will change. youngsters these days are starting to take an active interest again in LP’s, many said that market was dead and purely for collectors, and yet it is enjoying a revival in the UK from teenagers and young adults. It is simply a case of a tiny spark that will make people reach for words again in the initial and original formats and appreciation will once again flourish 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Agreed 🙂 and always hope for the best :)) LikeLiked by 1 person Indeed 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Everything eventually comes back into style, right? LikeLiked by 1 person That’s exactly it Laura, everything eventually comes back into style, fashion, fad and trend 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Talking and thinking never bore me: can’t get enough of either actually. 😉 LikeLiked by 1 person I admit I had no interest in poetry before I started writing it in January, now I am quite obsessed! The key to getting young people enthused is to study modern verse that resonates with their lives and their emotions. My younger son’s school has links with a number of writers – fiction, screenplay and poetry. They visit the school and do workshops with the students, and really get them engaged in writing. LikeLiked by 1 person Yes l agree with that, make it so they are interested. In many l had always seen the early forms of Rap as a modern form of expressive and street cred variation of poetry. Having workshops with writers is a great idea – but each school is very different to the next. But l do believe if you can give kids, and not just kids but from that age upwards a reason to fall in love with words, writing, imagination, creation and invention you can allow them to see the true beauty. LikeLiked by 1 person Comments are closed.