POETRY WRITING

Inspiration and Knowledge

The Greeks believed that the Muses were the offspring of Zeus (God) and Memneke (Memory). One way of understanding this insight is that poets produce their art due to a combination of inspiration and memory.

In other words, we have to have some kind of knowledge in order to create good poems. You cannot be an ignorant poet. Indeed, one could argue that there is no such…

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Troy Camplin

Troy Camplin

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I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.