Since Feeling is First: Elements of Craft to Express Emotion

I’m honored to be contributing to the Ploughshares blog each month. Check out my first post here

Since Feeling is First: Elements of Craft to Express Emotion

Plate_depicting_emotions_of_grief_from_Charles_Darwin's_book_The_Expression_of_the_EmotionsEmotions, feelings, desires—whatever you choose to call them—are central to writing. e.e. cummings wrote “since feeling is first / who pays any attention / to the syntax of things / will never wholly kiss you.” But how do we pay attention to syntax while retaining feeling? Read more at blog.pshares.org.

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