Carefully analyzing the rhythm of a poem, layer-by-layer, may seem pointless, but it is in fact exactly what our public discourse needs.
Lent as a caesura of life’s rhythms – today that means a caesura of the rhythms of electronic media.
Why the poetic form might be the best for understanding the shape of Christianity.
When we attempt to change our rhythms, whether rhythms of rumination or habit formation, what is it exactly we are doing?
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?
What practices can help us live more rhythmically? This is a guide to the already-available online resources that can help.
We all know what rhythm is…sort of. If pressed, how would you define it?