Poetics is the difference between whatever it is that you think you have to say and whatever it is that language does.
Poetics is the relation and the difference between content and form.
Poetics thinks and enacts the differences that constitute the relation between content and form.
“With you, intimacy colors my voice. Even ‘hello’ sounds like ‘come here’.”
— Warsan Shire
kissing is so erotic? loving gaze is so erotic? slow dancing in the ambience of candlelight with smiles on your faces is so erotic? the more i remove myself from sex, the more i indulge in the inherent eroticism of other forms of physical touch, sometimes even the absence of them