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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. According to the philosopher Martin Heidegger, Plato defines poiesis in “Symposium (205b):… “Every occasion for whatever passes over and goes forward into presencing from that which is not presencing is poiesis, is bringing-forth [Her-vor-bringen].”[2] Martin Heidegger, “The Question Concerning Technology,” in Readings in the Philosophy of Technology, ed. David M. Kaplan (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004), 12 Therefore, etymologically the word poetry means to bring forth into presence in the same way physis, that is nature[3] Physis…

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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…