Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blank Space 4: Page and Canvas

I have been thinking about the difference between the painter faced with a blank canvas, and the poet with the page/screen. They are clearly not the same thing. In most painting the canvas is covered. I am sure I have … Continue reading

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Blank Space 3

Silence is the acoustic space in which the poem makes its large echoes. If you want to test this write a single word on a blank sheet of paper and stare at it: note the superior attendance to the word … Continue reading

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