The Arbitrary Poem

Last year, a project called Poetry Assessor sprung up, claiming to be able to assess a poem’s worth by applying computational linguistics, facilitating high volume filtering of poetry submissions. One of the poems that were ranked by the Poetry Assessor that caught my attention was Dylan Thomas’ “The Hand That Signed The Paper”. Here, I … Continue reading

On Literature: Mind Vs. Soul

Soul Mind  I don’t like the idea of analyzing and scrutinizing it’s not the mind but the soul that reads Arguably What can the mind do? It can assimilate to past experience, to synonyms, synonymous thought, or synonymous feelings. But some times there are layers of meaning  that delving and analyzing helps bring out Whatever the … Continue reading