A form or art in which words are used as a medium to convey feeling, experience, ideas, and stories. The form is ancient and originates in purely oral communication. With the rise of written language, poetry achieved status as the first literary media.
Today, it is considered largely a historial object with infrequent additions from a small cadre of contemporary practicioners.
Poems of Note
Not meant to be exhaustive, but rather illustrative, this collection of poems summons writing that haunts the mind of Zachary McCune for whom this archive is both product and process.