Monday, February 25, 2019

Looking and engaging …

… AWP: Unbinding Our Eyes: Poetry as a Way of Seeing— The Writer's Notebook.

One thing that’s been important to me as a reader is learning to see through poetry, the way in which it teaches us to see, the way it organizes and directs our vision, and gives us the gift of sight. We tend to take vision for granted, and hence may not realize how little we really see. But a writer, a poet especially, must train his eyes to see.

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