Dorothy Peters wrote:
> Pinsky's statement about poetry being more a part of us than we realize:
> "The medium for a poem is the human body." brought to mind an article in
> Scientific American online.
Thanks for the post but I couldn't figure out a dactylic hexameter
from the definition you passed along. I tried to get a better
explanation elsewhere and found a website called "Hexametrica" devoted
to the meter. It leads the reader along and seemed pretty easy at
first but it started to get deep fast.
The website is at
but there is an older single page version at