Poetry for me is an exercise of
> >the intellect. It is not a way to pass time. I do
> not keep a volume of poetry by the bed to read
before going to sleep.
intellectual stimulation, yes.
but what about pleasure?
i've always associated poetry what something that
when i see or hear something beautiful, a phrase i
often use is 'it's sheer poetry!"
i read TWL more for the sound of it, and the 'poetry'
of it than anything else. that comes later.
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