Internal, or External?

syllables in words
words in lines of poetry
[where] does meaning lie?

24 thoughts on “Internal, or External?”

  1. โ€œMeaning lies as much
    in the mind of the reader
    as in the Haiku.โ€
    โ€• Douglas R. Hofstadter, Gรถdel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid

  2. So many different meanings are possible – what was written, what was read, what was revealed and what was hidden, not to mention (but I’m going to anyway) that which was the intention of the author versus the meaning gleaned through the lens of experience by the reader…

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