Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Two Different Views on Poetry

Ben: What are you reading?

KT: A Dictionary of Poetic Terms

Ben: Does if have a definition for poem in there?

KT: "poem (from Greek for 'thing created'): an artistically organized use of language that cannot be replaced by paraphrase...." What's so funny?

Ben: Oh, I think I could paraphrase.


Ben: "This sure is a good urn. It makes me happy."

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Booklist #2

I'm behind on everything, so this posting will just be a crummy picture (sorry!) and a list. This month's books were:

I read all of the first three and part of the fourth and liked them in roughly the (alphabetical) order they appear. I wrote essays on Engman, Halliday, and Matthews.

I am not writing or reading—or sleeping—enough.... but more soon, I promise!