As a poet - speaking strictly as a poet - my pride is in my style.
& what is style, for me? the result of an effort, through the medium of this art, to pull together, to synthesize & unify all the things I care about, the things I know - what I've learned, what I remember.
(Whether such pride is well-founded or misplaced, I can't say.)
All the people & things for whom & which I give thanks.
"What thou lovest well remains...
what thou lovest well shall not be reft from thee... [E. Pound]