Today feels like the perfect day to take a moment to meditate on poetry as a place to make and remake alternate selves and worlds.
Read "Golden in the Morning Crane Our Necks" https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/159368/golden-in-the-morning-crane-our-necks
Now, we are going to write an ars poetica. Specifically, write of the selves you have been in your poems, and also what art and writing has removed you from. What have you written yourself to the other side of?