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Is Poetry Dead

Yes, poetry is dead to some extent. Poetry in the classical sense is dead anyway, but there is still poetry in today’s society. We may not look at it in the same way we did years ago because it has changed. We as a society do not take the time to read as we once did, to understand and enjoy literary text. I agree with Wexler’s statements “we have become lazy and lack the knowledge, commitment, and patience to understand and enjoy poetry. ” I myself do not understand poetry and do not want to take the time to read enough of it to understand it. According to Wexler “It is difficult to imagine a world without movies, plays, novels…