. . . [Poetry] doesn't describe experience,
it gives you experience. The thing in itself.
That's what great art does. . . .
~ Christian Wiman_________________________________
Quoted from J. Todd Billings, "Why Does God Turn to Poetry? A Dialogue with Christian Wiman", Religion, Huff Post, September 8, 2015
Christian Wiman, Poet, Editor, Translator; Senior Lecturer in Religion and Literature, Yale University Divinity School