Why prose?

on form (continued): Rankine says: Prose because I have intention – I want you to understand. Poetry, is a different story: You don’t impose – you encounter, you discover. … want more? I really recommend listening to: Edward Hirsch: Poets Writing Prose …

Lyric essays or prose poems

or, perhaps … perhaps just the truth – My mother tells me I am just biding time. She means it as a push toward not biding time. She wants me to lead a readable life-one that can be read as worthwhile, and successful. My mother is not overly concerned with happiness, its fruitless pursuits or otherwise….

Citizen

Did I tell you about reading Claudia Rankine’s Citizen, an American Lyric? Well, actually, I have nothing new to add to all those marvellous analysis, reviews and comments already spinning around in the world … see: CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC … other than my very personal & intimate feeling of astonishment – of totally awe: How did…