The Poet

The Poet – a peculiar breed?
The Poet – a thorn to the side of the standard writer?
The Poet – a shaker of the black and white, rather a crusader of the grey?

Poets are a breed of their own, many have been touched or angered by Poets. They are not your run of the mill writer. They tend to view things in a different light. A light that exasperates some, while encourages others.
The Poet is somewhat akin to the Scientist. Poets, like to dissect their subject matter, analyse it, study it, understand it, get to know it and at times desire to prove it, in and through the words Poets prose. 

Like the Scientist, the Poet desires knowledge attained through study or practice, knowledge covering general truths of the operation of general laws, especially as obtained and tested through scientific method concerned with the physical world. The only difference is Poets use their words to do it, and they search deeper from that physical world. Sound odd to you, have a closer look at the two?
The Poet like the Scientist does an enormous amount of research too on their subject matter, not to mention observation, which enables them to come to the conclusion of their study. 

About salwasamra

Salwa is the owner and creator of Poet's Room. Salwa has a passion to have Poetry rise from the ashes of days gone by to modern day reading material. Poet’s Room will offer the reader the opportunity to sit within its room, enjoy of its surroundings through words that will touch any reader. Pick and choose from Salwa's varied assortments. Poet’s Room is welcoming, intriguing, and inspiring. Take a tour, relax, contemplate and enjoy the variety of Poetry. Salwa has authored two books, a Non Fiction book - "Web of Losing Me," and "Poet's Room - Volume I." As a writer of Non-Fiction, Poetry, Creative Writings and Fiction, Salwa extends herself in many writing projects. Salwa has contributed a short story - Dreams Didgeridoo - to an Australian Anthology. Salwa is currently working on her third book - Colour Me In - a fiction story of a young lady and her forceful culture. Salwa's Lebanese culture is deep-seated in poetry and philosophy, her writings are influenced by her historic culture. Throughout Salwa's growing years her father habitually recited Arabic Poetry. Though Salwa couldn't understand most of the poetic words because they were in classic Arabic it truly did have an impact on her and her writings. The richness of the words, the depths of affluence on Salwa's cultural history, traditions, and customs, has truly reigned in Salwa to follow through in her poetic writings. Salwa commit's herself to continue in this depth from her culture, and its richness of philosophy and poetry. Her desire is to encourage the reader to think beyond what is written, to contemplate life's experiences, to long to be intrigued, and inspired, thus, Salwa finds herself writing about topics that reflect nature, emotions, sentiment, and experiences of the human body, mind, and spirit, consequently, reaching further into the culture that built in Salwa the love for poetry, the passion for writing. Salwa's Christian faith is another integral facet of her writings, being the cornerstone of her inspirations. Her study in Theology and Creation has influenced Salwa to share with her readers the beauty, diversity and challenges the world has to offer.
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