I live in the UK and was born in 1959.
I started my first ever site in 2001 in order to motivate myself to write. Every now and again I get the urge to write a poem, and the results are here. 🙂
Occasionally I tackle my unfinished novel, too (think Terry Pratchett) but that might take a long, long time. 🙂
I rarely write poems at the moment but writing them has taught me a lot, just as all arts teach us far more than any science can.
There’s a lot of life skill in there developed just from writing poetry!