Let me preface this by saying that I do like poetry. Frost, Yeats and especially Homer (does he count? I had a poetry student tell me he doesn't) are favorites of mine. But to me, writing a good poem is so much harder than writing a good story. Is this the case for anyone else? My poetry classes in college were all B's for me, pretty average. I guess I just didn't get or still dont get how to write a good poem. Kudos if you can write a good one, but hopefully I'm not the only one here who is poetically inept.