"...in 2008, just 8.3 percent of adults had read any poetry in the preceding 12 months. That figure was 12.1 percent in 2002, and in 1992, it was 17.1 percent, meaning the number of people reading poetry has decreased by approximately half over the past 16 years."
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Yikes!Care to speculate?I think it will increase again (the DIY/craft movement, writing blogs, the poem at Obama's inauguration).
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