Inspiration -- Idea -- To See
I'm Nobody! Who are you?
Are you - Nobody - too?
- Emily Dickinson
It can be seen that poetry was broadly engendered by a pair of causes, both natural. For it is an instinct of human beings, from childhood, to engage in mimesis (indeed, this distinguishes them from other animals: man is the most mimetic of all, and it is through mimesis that he develops his early understanding [mathêsis]); and equally natural that everyone enjoys mimetic objects
- Aristotle, Poetics, IV, Halliwell trans.
What does $1,500 buy?
Two dress shirts from Macys
and a large hole in the wall...