SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.65 issue1 author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

HTS Theological Studies

Print version ISSN 0259-9422

Abstract

VOS, Cas J.A.. On poetry: entering heaven through the ear of a raindrop: an ars poetical reading. Herv. teol. stud. [online]. 2009, vol.65, n.1, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0259-9422.

This article investigates the uniqueness of poetry. Special attention is given to the ars poetica of the poetry of Cas Vos. Other poems are also discussed. The binding force of metaphors in poetry is considered. The essence and expressiveness of poetry are explained through several different poems. The end of the journey of poetry is concluded with a sonnet by Robert Pinsky.

Keywords : poetry; ars poetica; religion and poetry; metaphor; inspiration.

        · text in English     · pdf in English