Sunday, September 10, 2006

Back Link A Simple Truth

Poetry’s a zoo in which you keep demons and angels” Les Murray

A while ago, my brother sent me this link of a poetry website called, The Poetry Archive. An explanation of the site goes as follows:

“The Poetry Archive is the world's premier online collection of recordings of poets reading their work.”

It is a revelation to hear poets recite their poems. It might be apparent to you all, but listening to poems in the last weeks has made me aware of a simple truth, and that is, the only way to live or experience or understand a poem is to hear the author’s speak the words… (more).


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