Poetry – To bring the feelings of beauty, sorrow, love, pain, longing, nature, romance, death… living inside of you that cannot remain still, to life by way of animated descriptive expression; To plant the subject in the reader’s thoughts as if it were their own beating heart. Connection. Make them taste the words on their tongue. The difference between telling someone that by placing a seashell up to the side of their head they will hear their inner ear, or, that the seashell is formed from all souls lost at sea, and if they listen closely will hear oceans across earth remembering their dreams upon each wave. —Maria Pisciotta-DellaPorte ©2016 All Rights Reserved