One-Liner Wednesday: hope

Intellect does not function in opposition to mystery; tolerance is not more pragmatic than love; and cynicism is not more reasonable than hope.

Krista Tippett, from Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living, p. 236

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My feelings about poetry exactly

Thanks to Gale for posting this. I also believe that the experience of reading/hearing is central to poetry. I always try to leave some mystery in a poem to which readers can bring their own personal meaning.


poetry meaning

The mystery and magic of poetry is in putting yourself into it. Trying to understand the poets meaning dilutes the poem and ruins the spell.

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