The Prosaic Approach

Can it ever work

What are the elements of a poem? What is the difference between poetry and prose? Can anyone write a poem? Can you learn to write a poem? Is “poetry” some “gift” instilled in the “soul” of a writer?

As someone who was “taught” poetry by some very gifted writers; who went on to teach poetry to others, and even had the honor to teach it, for a brief period, in an exclusive workshop, I…