Poetry is so important because it helps us understand and appreciate the world around us. Poetry is like the Windex on a grubby car […] Jennifer Kustanovich, SUNY Stony Brook5. The Christmas season is coming to an end, but it's not too late to get some last-minute movies in! The answer to our questions about the meaning of life, and the purpose of pain were written in poems. No question about it. They are a depiction of the different facets of common man’s life. It did not eve fit on mine. If you are reluctant to teach poe… Some people are better at expressing themselves in writing. Definitely wine. Looking at a more lighter side of poetry, we can look at the integral part that is plays when help children learn to read. Literary works are portrayals of the thinking patterns and social norms prevalent in society. But there are times when I waste time worrying about which really is more important. From a writer’s perspective, writing poetry can be equally elusive as reading poetry. 1. I was lying in bed and I felt something stifling me. Unlike other survival shows, there's a bit more to the story than what first meets the eye. Join now. If poetry has been shown to have such an impact, why is it not used more openly?