metaphysics

Robert Duncan: The Collected Early Poems and Plays

by Levi Rubeck Reviews & Interviews
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The breadth of that poetic growth is in itself a fantastic teacher.

Metaphysicians in the Dark: Poetry, Thinking, and Nostalgia for the Idea

by Daniel Tutt Poetry and Poetics
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Does poetry think with philosophy? Or might we re-pose the question: does poetry rely on philosophy to think?

Death of Self: Memorization

by Stewart K. Lundy Poetry and Poetics
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Even just reading poetry aloud is better than reading silently — silent reading is a relatively new phenomenon. But memorizing engages reading, writing, speaking, hearing, and memory. Memory is one of our most complex powers and is interconnected with our other senses. Memorizing actually brings a poem to life.