Saturday, December 23, 2017

I Wish You Could See This

via American Digest

I've never been on a pleasure cruise, but I have been on an aircraft carrier, and one of the things that I remember vividly that's hard to explain to people is that the ship's wake goes straight back to the horizon without fading. I'm not sure why.



In this case, you can see that the ship turned a mile back or so.

Very persistant thing.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Saturday, December 16, 2017

A Good Poem Is Like Touching Sky and Smelling Clouds

Here's how to write 'em so people will read 'em:

a new study published in the journal Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts suggests that vivid imagery (i.e. sense-evoking description) is what makes a poem compelling

Wednesday, December 6, 2017