The high school me that decorated his locker with pictures of Jim Morrison and Emily Dickinson wouldn’t touch politics. But my interest in poetry was genuine. It was a good fit that I reveled in. I nurtured it, and I loved it.
If there is something that you are passionate about, keep pulling that thread. Follow it to its source.
If you follow your true desires, you will learn about yourself, learn about others, and you will be enjoying it the whole time.
Because, as Plato would add, unlike other notions of love, such as a thirst that can’t be quenched, or a high place that could never be reached, Plato’s belief was that love can be attained. It can be known and yet it will never end!