Poetry, writing how to (not) write poetry Posted by Sigrun on February 11, 2013 not everything written in lines is a poem Share this:FacebookEmailPrintTumblrPinterestLike this:Like Loading...
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Heh heh… I do that trick all the time…. write in lines. Somehow it really does seem so much more deep !!! One of the great literary illusions I guess. 🙂
– and recognizing it makes me feel a bit … shallow –
everything written is not written
There is the curious matter of the space the words (almost) contain, like trees the wind blows, like wind the trees blow through.
I’m reading Kim Addonizio, she says:
“Scientists have discovered that outer space – what we think of as space – isn’t. It turns out there is something they call dark matter, and it exists between the stars. So maybe for a poem, the page is white matter, rather than blank space.”
White matter …