Keetje Kuipers on the Failure of Language

Interview excerpt from Connotation Press:

Poetry has been a huge source of comfort and solace in my life.  It has allowed me to connect with people I’ve never met, to feel less alone in the void of movement that has been my life, to find a way of understanding myself and those around me….

While it’s my passion—and my profession—language has failed me just as it fails us all.  Words, and poems especially, are merely an attempt at understanding, expressing, and encapsulating our strongest feelings of desperation and yearning, desire and fulfillment, fear and repulsion.

Read the full here.


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