The power of poetry in our lives - EXPeditions

The power of poetry in our lives

by Ruth Padel
  • Key point 1
    We often turn to poetry at important life moments because it encapsulates feelings in a memorable way which is both simple and complex.
  • Key point 2
    The power of poetry often lies in its ability to express universal feelings through the particular.
  • Key point 3
    Poetry is a marriage of sound and sense, with key elements like rhyme, metre and rhythm.