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Why you should write poetry

It’s a creative pursuit with unique advantages (and you don’t even need to leave the pub)

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In a recent Low Life column, Jeremy Clarke referred to Edward Thomas and his writing of 16 poems in just 20 days. Similarly, practically all of the poems that made Wilfred Owen famous were composed in a few months (and when he was still in his twenties). It has been the same for many of our greatest poets.

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