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.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s