Poetry on the Brain: A Bittersweet Symphony

Talk about hitting my sweet spots -- here is a blog about poetry and neuroscience! I think I found it via Don Share's (Poetry Magazine) Twitter feed. Comes at a good time for me, since I'm writing an essay that touches on poetry & brain science. Poetry on the Brain: A Bittersweet Symphony.

Author: jd

Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.