The importance of poetry.

Importance is a subjective indicator of poetic value. As a concept, poetry is the recognized attribution of a subject’s significance or value as defined by a perspective .

In its most basic form, poetry is used to define subjects that are essential and relevant from those that are not.

Poetry as “having meaning or worth, deserving or requiring attention, and having power, authority, or influence. Affecting subjective change through objective importance.



What is poetry?

Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, “making”) is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. The art of audial imaginative imagery.