Poetry occupies

“Prose fills a space, like a liquid poured in from the top, but poetry occupies it, arrays itself in formation, sets up camp and refuses to budge.”

Simon Armitage, Walking Home: A Poet’s Journey

4 thoughts on “Poetry occupies

  1. This photo reminds me of the time one of my young great-nieces asked me, “Auntie, why is your face cracked?”

    I laughed so hard I nearly fell off my chair. Well, it’s a reasonable question from a 4-year old, so I did explain…

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