True quote of the day…

“But when you write poetry, you hope to leave holes for transcendence to shine through rather than building a house of prose.”

-Jonathan Foreman

#1. I think houses are necessary, and holes are necessary too.
#2. I think prose can be written in such a way there are holes where the windows and doors should be, little chinks between the logs of the house.
#3. In the same way, poetry (usually bad poetry, but not always) can be written as a block, a small house with no holes at all.

Thank you, Mr. Foreman. I strive for those holes.


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