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Fishing in the land of paper and tears

Alternative title; ‘The Anatomy of Melancholy’, from the preface to Dame Juliana Berners Treatyse on Fysshynge wyth an Angle.

Found text from Gaston Bachelard’s ‘The Poetics of Space’ (pp 138-139) following a very stimulating tutorial today. I think, maybe, like an embodied, visualised quote?

Filed under: NaPo 2021, Poetry, Writing

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Sarah-Jane is an educator at Hereford College of Arts and a postgraduate researcher at Birmingham City University. Her poetry can be read in various journals, including the Muddy River Poetry Review, the Wales Haiku Journal, The Inflectionist Review and Black Bough Poetry's Deep Time Two Anthology. She was shortlisted for the Haiku Foundation's Touchstone Award in April 2020.

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