This essay offers one poet's view on why he chooses to write poetry.
Why Do That?
In Poetry: Reading it, writing it, publishing it, compiled and edited by Jessie Lendennie
2009, pages 42-46, Salmon Poetry: Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare
Runciman, Lex, "Why Do That?" (2009). Faculty Publications. Accepted Version. Submission 1.