Poetry has a reputation of being hard to understand, but the best way to learn more about it, is to just dive into it.
There are too many interesting things to do in the world.
I have quite an elitist taste in literature (and arts in general, and maybe just life in general). This is not a problem: everybody likes different things and I don’t have to be ashamed of the fact that I like these things. I’m not bothering anyone.