Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Poetry and embarassment

For John Keats, love poems caused "a burning forehead" and "a parched tongue."

For Andrew Marvell they created "instant fires" in every pore.

But what really happens we we read poems?

Click here to find out how effective "love" poems really are!

1 comment:

equivocal said...

Ah, the silly things half-literate social psychologists get up to... Once again treating poetry/art as if it was a hapless evolutionary symptom rather than an equal mode of knowledge, thought, investigation. Sappho knew a thing or two about those thermal signatures.