This Month's Featured Blogger
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Recent posts from Alli
Does he ask if poetry hits you in the heart or the ear? I think he does. And if so–that is the question, crazy dude. That is the question.
He asks if it “tickles you in the heart or the ear.” Where else would it tickle?
And here is the answer I am inclined to.
“I don’t wish to touch hearts. I don’t even
want to affect minds very much. What I really want to produce is that little sob in the spine of the artist-reader.” Nabokov.
Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, October 1st, 2009 by Melissa Friedling.