Poetry is difficult sometimes to pin down, and understand exactly what it’s good for. Why is there poetry in life, and in Scripture? Should poetry be a significant part of life? Here’s what Piper said in an address at Crossway Chapel, 4 October, 2012. The whole thing is embedded below.
“Poetry is an effort to awaken or intensify, and usually to share a moving experience by using language that is chosen and structured differently from ordinary prose.”