A New Poetic Form: Exploratories, an Exploratory

The Problem How can one react to hatred and ill will? Some people might return that aggression, others do nothing and give up. I believe that the balanced approach is best. What is in our power to flourish ourselves and our surroundings? Each person possesses a particular talent, mine I consider, is poetic discourse in whatever form that may be. Enough is Enough, but What can Poetry do? Poetry is the language that unites rationality and emotivity. In a world where facts are molded to fit personal narratives, and emotions are sold as facts, we need an antidote. Poetry for…

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Where does the word poetry come from

Where does the word poetry come from?

The word poetry originally comes from the greek ‘poiesis’ which means: “a making, fabrication, creation, production”.[1] “ποίησις.” Greek Word Study Tool. Accessed July 10, 2015. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/morph?l=poi/hsis. According to the philosopher Martin Heidegger, Plato defines poiesis in “Symposium (205b):… “Every occasion for whatever…

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What is poetry?

Poetry is a wandering window to and fro the unknown, a gateway. Poetry is the sacred chiming of silence that breaks down logic while still dreaming in Fibonacci spirals.[1] For example, there is a poetic form called FIB. This form…