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Reblogged: 12 practical excuses for reading poetry daily, by Kelly Belmonte

My “virtual guest-blogger” today is Kelly Belmonte, an insightful poet who shares 12 very good “excuses” for making poetry a part of your daily life! :- D

 

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For many busy professionals, reading poetry is not up on the daily to do list. And if it is, it is somewhere down in the “nice to do” part of the list, around number thirty-seven perhaps, somewhere after “take out trash” and “file nails.” Even if you like poetry (or love it, as I do), it may be more of a guilty pleasure than a “must do.” It is on your vacation list, your beach book list, your when-work-life-balance-gets-sorted-out list. If that is the case, the “12 Most Practical Excuses for Reading Poetry Daily” list is definitely for you. Here you will find all the excuses you might need to respond to those inner or outer critics who do not understand why you would want to make poetry one of your everyday “to do’s.”

1. I’m working on the brand called me

A book of Basho’s haiku casually placed on…

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  1. Thanks for sharing, Bill! So honored to be here (virtually). :-)

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