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Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs. An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry.
Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative.
There have always been poets who performed. Blake sang his Songs of Innocence and Experience to parties of friends.
I use rock and jazz and blues rhythms because I love that music. I hope my poetry has a relationship with good-time rock'n roll.