Ars Poetica Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
At first, the whole idea of a poem being silent and "wordless" may not make sense to us. But once we think a little more about the notion of a poem "being" without "meaning," the whole silence moti...
Motionless in Time
Our speaker tends to get a bit metaphysical and otherworldly on us when he talks about time. Time, as we know, is a big part of our physical/earthly lives, or temporal lives, if you will. So to be...
True but not "True"
Yes, we know all of the paradoxes in "Ars Poetica" can make a guy feel like a hamster on a wheel. But we promise there's some "truth" to it all. And that truth rests not in math equations of "equal...
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