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Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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poetrychick
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Okay so this is the new generation of poets! People post new things and things get more sorrowful as the world does, Saying that we grow with poetry.

Should old poets ( William Shakespeare, Edmund Vance Cooke... etc?) be forgotten?

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Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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-Zachary- Lock
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No (to your question in the post). It's important to remember our history and draw from it to create a brighter tomorrow, and writing is essential for doing that. 

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Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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iamalive
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No. They don't really DO anything to this world, y'know? It's people like scientists who should be remembered and acknowledged, because they discover amazing things, and educate us all. Poets...eh they just write a few stanzas of rhyming words

I honestly can't say anything without sounding like a troll.


Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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"iamalive" wrote:

No. They don't really DO anything to this world, y'know? It's people like scientists who should be remembered and acknowledged, because they discover amazing things, and educate us all. Poets...eh they just write a few stanzas of rhyming words

They're not mutually exclusive

and poetry has very little to do with rhyming. 

“Mutual caring relationships require kindness and patience, tolerance, optimism, joy in the other's achievements, confidence in oneself, and the ability to give without undue thought of gain.”


Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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iamalive
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Yes, I know. It's just that a lot of poems do rhyme.

I honestly can't say anything without sounding like a troll.


Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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Super-Girl16
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Definitel, old poets should be remembered.  After all, they were the ones who brought up the real enchantment of poetry. The new generation ones are just adding on.

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Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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pewdiepierocks
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Of course old poets should be remembered! They were the people who built the world of poetry. Poetry is life!

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Should Old Poets Be Remembered and Acknowledged?

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prppydawg294
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"iamalive" wrote:

No. They don't really DO anything to this world, y'know? It's people like scientists who should be remembered and acknowledged, because they discover amazing things, and educate us all. Poets...eh they just write a few stanzas of rhyming words

Dude. Just.... dude. I'm a poet! Anyways, I think that old poets should be remembered. They deserve it.

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