More than Words – The Power of Art

Matthew Arnold (19th Century) wrote: ‘More and more humanity will discover that we have to turn to poetry to interpret life for us, to console us, to sustain us. Without poetry our science will appear incomplete; and most of what now passes for religion and philosophy will be replaced by poetry.’ ‘The poet or the novelist who can find the words and images that speak to our human condition – to our loneliness and pain, […]