THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: March 5, 2016

by Tim Buck and originally published in Spectralyre (an online journal, recommended) and presented here with permission. A poem should have two kinds of presence, because most quality poems have two kinds of presence — what’s written and what’s implicit. A marvelous poem is composed of what’s on the page and what hovers like a ghost. Combined, those two aspects make up a glowing artistic volume. The written half of a marvelous poem transmutes… Read More