POETRY

WHEN POEM IS A BLIND PAINTING

The art that does not seek followers, seeks lovers of words Meeting Benches https://meetingbenches.com/ transcends the physical session, inviting you to explore art, culture and creativity around the world, without horizons. Through this digital platform, artists, thinkers and dreamers converge, sharing their visions and inspiring each other. Thus, if the history of traditional benches spans centuries, that of Meeting Benches …

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THE WORDS OF EMOTIONS

Sometimes they are not enough; you need colors and shapes to enliven the words Poetry is an art that allows you to express your thoughts and feelings in a creative and personal way. Writing poetry, or simply having fun with words https://www.masterclass.com/articles/how-to-write-poetry, allows you to reflect on life and the world around you. Additionally, a poem can be a means …

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ALMOST IT WAS A HOME

The miracle of a hug No one is too old for a hug. Everyone wants a hug. Everyone needs a hug. We are angels with only one wing and we can only fly by staying hugged. The world is not understandable, but it is embraceable. The Embrace www.ilpensieromediterraneo.it, a novel by Ernesto Masina, instead addresses the theme of latent chauvinism …

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THE LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL

Speak in verse, to reflect your inner world There is a form of art which, with the choice and combination of words, creates a composition made of sentences, called verses, in which the meaning is linked to the musical sound of the phonemes, that is, the sound emitted by the phonatory apparatus. Poetry https://www.grammarly.com/blog/how-to-write-a-poem/, precisely, having some qualities of music, …

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I BROKE MY WINGS IN YOUR ARMS

Carmen Boullosa and love through the centuries Among her poems, “The embrace of the earth”: Embrace of the earth, certainty of what the mountain says, secret made voice, silence is your cuneiform breath, the calligraphy of the gods is your smell and your body thirsty for love. Alma Guillermoprieto, Roberto Bolaño and Elena Poniatowska are among the writers who appreciated …

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IN SEARCH OF THE INCOMPREHENSIBLE

A handful of writers in search of the impossible For Plato it was the search for the ultimate truth, but there are also those who consider it as the science of being qua being, the search for the first cause of things or the investigation of the real qua real. There is no definitive answer to the questions posed by …

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POETICS THAT EXPLORES THE UNCONSCIOUS

A simple language that explores complex themes Surrealism is based on the idea that art must express the profound reality of the unconscious, freeing the mind from any rational conditioning. Poets also try to achieve this goal, and they achieve it through the use of stream of consciousness, psychic automatism and free imagination. Their verses are characterized by bizarre images …

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LIKE THE DISSOLVING OF A FORTY FILM – Bill Berkson, a poetic that ranges wildly in approach, style and subject

New art and old standards for sad and wise poetry In his poems, translations and reflections, you find the pleasures of refinement and epigrammatic momentum. His mother was a Presbyterian, while his father was the managing director of the International News Service. Poet, critic and teacher active in the world of art and literature, Bill Berkson https://www.pbs.org/newshour/tag/bill-berkson was born in …

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SYMBOLS, POEMS AND DETAILS – When poetic language merges with everyday life

Edith Tiempo, the mother of Philippine literature In 1962, she and her husband founded the Silliman National Writers Workshop in Dumaguete City, an initiative that helped bring out the best writers of the Philippines. Her poems are transfigurations of significant experiences. Born in Bayombong in April 1919, Edith Tiempo was a Filipino poet who received the 1999 National Artist Award …

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LITERATURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE – The optimistic tone in Eka Budianta’s poetry

Climate change and sustainable life, poetically In his works, writing about environmental issues and climate change, he addressed environmental topics. After graduating from high school in 1974, Eka Budianta https://openlibrary.org/works/OL16551351W/Walking_Westward_in_the_Morning?edition=ia%3Awalkingwestwardi0000unse continued his education at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Indonesia, where he began writing and publish his works. This Indonesian writer writes about the environment, tourism and …

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