We spend so much time arguing around and about words. So many battles today are fought on the level of words (political, academic, ideological, religious). Yet, the words only fragment something whole (a thought/feeling) that is trying to come through. So I fragment the words. Meaning is in the words, but also not in them. Are we in control of the words or are they in control of us?
- Daniela Elza, in an interview which accompanies her poem "old dust made new" over at One Ghana, One Voice. Read the whole interview here.