Jeffrey Jullich e-mailed me about the “ear” topic. I’ve abridged his message and pasted it below (with his kind permission): Read the rest of this entry »

Murat points out that there is a kind of “ear” that is essentially a-sonic, a mental space of imagined sound, perhaps, for which certain poets have a distinctive knack. I would quote Murat directly, but I’ve just lost access to my saved e-mail (hopefully temporarily), so I hope he will forgive me if this is a misstatement. Read the rest of this entry »