LeAnne Martin
Christians in the Arts

Thursday, March 26, 2009

On Poetic Language

Here's something I thought might interest you. The post, Deep Calls to Deep: Poetic Language, is written by Catherine Larson of the Point, the blog of BreakPoint Ministries. Here's a snippet:

It's difficult for me to explain how much poetry revives my soul. Sometimes I feel like we are self-deceptive. We try to pretend that our hearts are much shallower than they really are--that life really is just about making it through the day, getting out the door on time, who wins the game, who makes us laugh, what we had for dinner. The frenetic pace that characterizes our lives keeps us distracted from the deep places that sometimes open up like yawning chasms in our souls. Slowing down can mean we have to face those depths--depths which frighten us because we don't know exactly what to do with them.

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