Poetry Matters: Each Precious Life

So often these days I’m aware that my life, with its gentle rhythms of eating and sleeping, working in a building filled with glass and light and books of poetry, enjoying time with friends at literary festivals, walking streets lined with blossoming gardens and glittering shops — all that comes at the cost of the […]

Poetry Matters: The Unconveyable

Nothing could be less conducive to reaching an art-work than critical remarks: it’s always simply a matter of more or less fortunate misunderstandings. Everything cannot be so easily grasped and conveyed as we are generally let to believe; most events are unconveyable and come to pass in a space that no word has ever penetrated; […]

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