Poetry Rules Valentine's Day Online
In the week ending February 11 - leading up to Valentines Day - the search term, "love poems" grew 83 percent. This outpaced searches for Chocolates, flowers and other gifts normally associated with Valentine's day during the same time period.
This news is a positive indication on the general publics view of poetry, at least in a broad context.
Other interesting demographics information can be seen at the story linked.