It depends. That is a VERY subjective question.
How did you slip it past the moderators?
If the site actually provides YOU useful help then yes.
If you wants pros and cons then look for reviews and complaints about the site.
Michael Hancocks banning seems strange and I wonder what the entire full story really is. Dont correspond with people ...
I've been active there the past 12 days and it's starting to feel like the Mummy's Tomb. In thirty hours of participation, I've yet to see someone offer a suggestion, let alone a critique. I found a couple strong poems but no takers for anything more than pleasantries. I showed a wildly gifted party girl where to cut some lines but when I argued that giggle ...
I am not a poet, but your question confuses me. It sounds like you have two things mixed together.
You experience emotion by living. At least most of us do.
I never felt any emotion writing anything poetic (except angst if forced to do that in school) although occasionally when writing an oped concerning politics I feel something.
I would say that you live ...