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The Portable Poetry Workshop Project: Generating Content – Substitution

A poem can travels through both vertical and horizontal levels of meaning by way of substitution. The poet can chose to substitute the literal for the figurative or the abstract or vice-versa. Substitution can even become a poet’s overall strategy or “organizing principle” whether employed as a technique or happening unconsciously. There are a number … Continue reading