David Gewanter on PBS NewsHour

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David Gewanter appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the relevance of poetry in our modern world. 

Is poetry dead, too slow for our wired, sound-bitten world? Even if poetry is no more, says David Gewanter, then it still leaves its DNA lying around, or moves like a virus passing from body to body, playing witness to our most vital moments. Gewanter, a poet, essayist and editor, offers his humble opinion on why verse remains relevant.

You can read the full transcript and watch the segment HERE

You can purchase David’s new collection of poetry, Fort Necessity, HERE

Congratulations, David!