20 September 2013

Evoking Eros

Whilst you are contemplating the evocation of place in poetry in time for J.S.Watts' location-setting workshop for Royston Arts Festival on Saturday, 28th September,  you may also like to think about love and romance and their role in poetry (or at least, western, English language poetry).

What better way to do this than read  J.S.Watts' blog post on the topic, which was written for the blog page of the wonderful romantic novelist, Ute Carbone. There's Elizabeth Barrett Browning, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Tennyson and Dorothy Parker to name drop just a few of the poets who feature. It's sweet. It's bitter. Go on, read it. You know you want to...