The uses of erotic poetry


The erotic and the poetic make such good bedfellows as they both deal with transcendence, with moving beyond ourselves. Erotic poetry allows us to engage our imagination, to be titillated, turned on, and sometimes plain terrified. They help us better understand our impulses and in doing so an erotic poem becomes a place we can play out our irrational fears or indulge our deep-seated desires. ()

Poetry is an ideal form for expressing, and understanding, one of our deepest drives

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  1. David Mann says:

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