Robert Frost said poetry is what gets lost in translation.
Those of us who are moved to put words to paper – whether the focus be on the creative or the erudite – have a bit of poet within. We have a vague hope that our poetic words can someday be expressed, just waiting for the right time and form to come out into the world. As Thomas Gray said, “Poetry is thoughts that breathe and words that burn within us.”
And the fine poet and creative writer Richelle Goodrich noted: