Why are more youth in the West turning to poetry?

Millennials see poetry as a means to better deal with the increasingly altering, fast-paced world.

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    Poetry is on the rise globally as the youth turn to it in a bid to make sense of an increasingly changing, fast-paced world.

    In the United States, the number of poetry readers is at an all-time high.

    In the United Kingdom, the market in poetry has grown by almost 50 percent over the last five years to more than $15m.

    The largest consumers are women between the ages of 13 and 24.

    Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London.


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