What kind of beast?
Part of the excitement inside this species of meditative act [poetic attention] is linguistic; it’s the excitement of a tool which has hatched the illicit desire to behave like an animal.
from Don McKay’s contribution to Poetry and Knowing edited by Tim Lilburn. And in the same collection, Patrick Friesen suggests that “Perhaps, learning to write poetry is like learning to dream.” And Roo Borson explicitly links the two: “Writing is dreaming.”
Now to muse a while even dream what type of animal hatches…
And so for day 1075