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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

On poetry

Too much of what poses as poetry is mere anecdote: character sketches of old flames; childhood scenes recollected in tranquility decades later; backyard animal studies; clever jokes. But a true poem, it seems to me, isn't just a pleasantry. It changes something for the reader. Maybe everything.

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