A.H. MehrFollowSep 16, 2021·1 min readI never set out to be a poet. I wanted to be a novelist. It just didn’t turn out that way. Every time I pick up a notebook and sit down to write, I take it on faith that something of value will make its way from my heart to my head and through my pencil onto the page. No one needs to read penciled scrawlings for them to have value, but people do read them, sometimes, again and again.Why Poetry Matters5583Audrey HowittVery candid thoughts shared. I second these as I can relate to same on poetry.