Herbert’s Formula

28 June 2017 N.W. Flitcraft 0

In his poem “Easter,”1Read the poem at Breviary Hymns. George Herbert employs three primary images, appointed to the first three stanzas, respectively, heart, lute, and song. The heart, in the biological

On Reading Poems

17 April 2017 N.W. Flitcraft 0

I’ve been asked to give a lesson or “crash course” on reading poetry, and now that it’s been brought to my attention, I think it might actually be one of

Love’s Relative Constancy

11 January 2017 N.W. Flitcraft 0

In laying the foundation for his theory of special relativity, Albert Einstein insisted that in order to call geometrical propositions “true” they must have a physical reference frame to have

On ‘plot holes’

7 November 2016 N.W. Flitcraft 0

I don’t believe in the existence of ‘plot holes’. For me the nature of imagination and ‘suspension of disbelief’ preclude the possibility of plot holes, just as they make it