In which I become autobiographical.
Carefully analyzing the rhythm of a poem, layer-by-layer, may seem pointless, but it is in fact exactly what our public discourse needs.
Why the poetic form might be the best for understanding the shape of Christianity.
An introduction to Julia Kristeva’s analysis of the role of rhythm and language in depression.
The internet is evidence of the human compulsion to write. Where does this compulsion come from?
This past week, I have been working on expanding and adapting a conference paper on what poetry can teach us about the nature of time and its end for publication in a volume by de Gruyter. Here is a short, adapted section from the introduction that explains how […]
Paul Celan wrote poetry as one oppressed yet wrote in the language of the oppressor. What can this teach us today about resisting the oppressive uses of the English language?
We all know what rhythm is…sort of. If pressed, how would you define it?