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The Isle of Spontaneous Emergence
Sometimes artificial islands rise up out of the sea spontaneously like an unexpected metaphor. They form their own independent culture, which is called poetry, and as time passes they develop a history, which is called autobiography. 194 more words
A line from a poem I wrote paired with a picture I took of my sister (who is a model, in case you were wondering).
I always have a little fear and trepidation introducing concrete poetry to a class of creative writers, as I did today. On the one hand, I’m afraid I may get a lot of texts written in a shape that don’t have much poetry to them; on the other hand, I am convinced that the visual side of poetry is at least worth considering. 289 more words