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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Poets Totally Get Cognitive Obstacles


Found this old link-draft page sitting in the blog's dashboard— a sign to always double check one's settings at least once a week. It is old news from the Poetry Foundation— yet the relevancy remains.

As a writer it is important to set obstacles in your path to test the limitations of your creative theories. Why else would I torture myself composing nightly haiku and the occasional tanks verse? To discover other phrasing. To invent a new language. To rediscover experience.

Read full article: Poets Totally Get Cognitive Obstacles : Harriet Staff : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

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