Tuesday, September 28, 2021

For Nature, Say Weather: On Alice Oswald

"through a blade of grass / I watch the weather...."

(Alice Oswald, Sea Sonnet)

Photo:  Miranda Field.  Delhi, NY. 2021    

"Her poems embody a more-than-human intensity of presence, and she speaks of her writing as an ongoing “attempt to encounter something that’s not myself and that’s not like myself.”   Rather than “nature poet,” I would call her a phenomenological poet..."  

    Read the rest of the essay here, in Interim :  For Nature Say Weather.  

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