I think the question has questions within:
1) How do we increase the number of poetry readers?
2) How do we create more poetry enthusiasts?
3) How do we entice more people to choose poetry readings over other choices? 4) How does an individual poet increase his or her fan base?
The floor is open for comments. Give us your thoughts about any of these you choose to and/or offer other thoughts on the general question.
I’ll start with #1. For decades I’ve been reading that teachers who don’t like poetry and therefore don’t enjoy teaching it are suffering from unpleasant experiences when they were students. Assuming that this was ever true…
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