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  • Why Poetry Criticism?

    October 5, 2019 by

    To be learning something is the greatest of pleasures not only to the philosopher but also to the rest of [hu]mankind, however small their capacity for it.” — Aristotle Poetics ( 1448b 10-15 ) I created this blog to improve my poetry writing abilities and my understanding of poetry. Studying literature reveals new applications for… Read more

  • Why the focus on environmental poetry?

    October 26, 2019 by

    Sir Philip Sidney defending poetry said, “Nature[…] her world is brazen, the poets only deliver a golden.” While poetry may deliver a golden world in place of the natural, this vision of a golden world is in sharp contrast with growing ecological threats and disasters looming on the horizon. Disasters that might still be preventable… Read more

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