To My Artist Friends, Part II (feat. SLEERICKETS)

October 25, 2023 Elijah Perseus Blumov
To My Artist Friends, Part II (feat. SLEERICKETS)
Show Notes

Read our four poems here. (Note: The file may take a while to load!)

Topics mentioned in this episode include:

-My David Yezzi episode
-Ryan Wilson
-Three kinds of formal poets: puzzle solvers, natural rhymers, aesthetes
-Paul Celan
-Literary Matters
-John Berryman's "Dream Songs"
-Wait Until Dark
-Object Permanence (here's Matthew's poem on the subject!)
-"The Uncanny" by Sigmund Freud
-The gnosticism of disability
-The spiritual mimesis of architecture
-Abbot Suger
-The aesthetics of tourism
-New York's Art Deco skyscrapers
-Frank Lloyd Wright
-The "Dialogue Between the Soul and the Body" topos (see Marvell's example)
-Rainer Maria Rilke
-The recently deceased Louise Gluck
-The anti-Romantic thesis behind the Romantic anti-hero
-"Paradise Lost" by John Milton
-"Brand" and "Peer Gynt" by Henrik Ibsen
-My turophilia and background as a fromagier
-Making mozzarella with Dave in Colorado
-An enthusiastic endorsement of raw milk
-Illegal cheese!
-The world of fragrances and parfumerie
-The amber accord
-Not that Richard Burton, this one
-An invitation to psychedelic druidcraft

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My favorite poetry podcasts for:
Sharp thoughts and cutting truths (Matthew): Sleerickets
Lovely introspection and sensitive reflection (Alice): Poetry Says
The landscape of Ohioan poetry (Jeremy): Poetry Spotlight

Supported in part by The Ohio Poetry Association
Art by David Anthony Klug

List of the most common metrical feet:
Iamb: weak-STRONG (u /)
Trochee: STRONG-weak (/ u)
Anapest: weak-weak-STRONG (u u /)
Amphibrach: weak-STRONG-weak (u / u)
Dactyl: STRONG-weak-weak (/ u u)
Cretic: STRONG-weak-STRONG (/ u /)
Pyrrhic: weak-weak (u u)
Spondee: STRONG-STRONG (/ /)