Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Keith Rawson and Bill Cameron on The Lineup #4

Two stops today on the So Dark For April blog tour: Lineup #4 contributor Keith Rawson recounts his creative past and return to poetry.

And author and friend of The Lineup Bill Cameron takes us through not one, not two, not three, but four readings of Issue 4, concluding along the way that:

A poem differs from a story in that a poem may not exist to lead us to resolution. A poem may not be concerned with replacing what we think with know with what we need to know. A poem may, in contrast, winnow down to the interstices between life's darkest details and so illuminate and reveal. It may not answer, but rather lead us to further questions. And in the very act of asking we may achieve understanding the clearest answer can't always provide.

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