Poetry Palace
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Poetry Palace

Poetry in the Everyday

You’ve probably listened to a poem sometime today.

For some reason, our culture seems invested in portraying poetry as this difficult, complicated thing.

It’s the same thing that’s happened to Shakespeare — turning the Elizabethan era’s finest purveyor of dick jokes into some high-fallutin’ literary juggernaut.

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Zach J. Payne

(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.