David Chislett

is creating Poetry

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Welcome. I am PatreonPoet. I’ve been writing poetry for 40 years, but the rest of the world only found out about 10 years ago.

In 2012 I published a book full of poems I had first tested on Facebook. I liked the social aspect of the feedback, the chat and the comments. It improved my work, made me feel connected to my readers and kept me focused on producing more.

I discovered Patreon a few years ago, but only started this page in 2018. I share the creative journey of my writing here. I post (public) poems regularly and in my Patron-Only posts, I share notes on the writing process, on the ideas behind the poems. I also make audio-visual versions of the poetry.

Poetry is an art form that many people think is out of date and dying. But I still see it as a cultural expression that has the same contribution to society as it always has: to provide contemplation, information sharing and explore meaning for everyone experiencing similar situations out there in the world.

As a patron of my page, you'll get poems, commentary, videos and audio... I also write news updates, give notice of live performances, share a podcast (for higher tier patrons) as well as physical poetry books, webchats and whatever else I create along the way. Plenty of surprises for those who are supporting me!
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When I get to 100 Patrons, I will compose a short poem for each Patron!
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