Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems for Hard Times claims “the meaning of poetry is to give courage.” In his critique of the book, David Orr say it’s not so: “That is not the meaning of poetry; that is the meaning of Scotch.”
Eileen Myles in an interview says : The little living human is framed, continually, by opposites. One of the ways we experience this is ...
Stasis! We know - well, most scientists but not all believe - that the universe is not static and is continually expanding but yes, energy...
Three poems today by William Carlos Williams, from Collected Poems, 1939-1962.... ... of the cradled mind, the restless nights, and pett...
“ There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing. ” ― John Cage I was exploring John Cage's minimalistic music earli...