Words have their stories as men have their ones.
Words fly from land to land & travel from age to age, changing their shapes & senses...
Friday, July 08, 2011
Poetry is a Science
An unhappy poet Louise Colet met Gustave Flaubert in a Romantic 19th century Paris. She inspired her lover to create Madame Bovary. He wrote many letters to her during writing the novel. In one of them, the realist told her about poetry:
Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.