There's nothing like picking up a good book of poetry. For anyone who already reads poetry, I don't have to say much else. For those who are not totally into reading poetry, I want to tell you right now that you should really give it a try. It's like simplicity in design—you need to say a lot with a little bit of words. And believe me, there are all types of poems out there, from short haiku to prose poems (which read much more like short scenes from novels). And seriously—a book of haiku takes about ten minutes to read so you are not making a huge time commitment.
If you are looking to celebrate National Poetry Month along with
the rest of us, go ahead and pick up a book of poetry and start
reading. It's the only way you can find out what type of poetry you
Poem of the Day: Winter is Here