There is no such thing as trend in poetry: An online interview with Kieran Wall
Dupur Mitra: Do you think poetry playS role in our society? If so, how and if not why?
Kieran Wall: Poet is most necessary social function, while at the same time being the most dispensable and least meaningful… Poetry can take on the vengeful voice of the people, or their wrathful one.
Dupur Mitra: Who are your major influences as a poet?
Kieran Wall: Rimbaud, Reiner Maria Rilke, Camus, Houellebecq, Armand Robin, CHRISTIAN BOBIN, etc.
Dupur Mitra: What does being a poet mean to you?
Kieran Wall: It’s what I do best, while knowing full-well it will never feed me… LOL
Dupur Mitra: What is poetry?
Kieran Wall: What is not poetry?
Dupur Mitra: what are your observations about trending of world poetry?
Kieran Wall: None: stupid question, there is no such thing as trend in poetry, otherwise it does not hold up to the test of the centuries.