This, when the goal is to ignore the practical for the incomprehensible.
I love coming across a name, a movement, a particular piece of writing and then going off to find them for myself. There’re these great chains of people who love to read, to learn, to share experience and wisdom, and I get to take part in their knowledge just by having a library card.
It’s not like I have to write a book report about Wuthering Heights when I’d rather be reading Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy or something.
I don’t think that’s a bad thing.
Some of the most influential writing for me has been outside poetry. Sadly, the last year or two, since graduating, … More