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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Deeply moved (Flanagan)

They recited to each other more of their favourite haiku, and they were deeply moved not so much by the poetry as by their sensitivity to poetry; not so much by the genius of the poem as by their wisdom in understanding the poem; not in knowing the poem but in knowing the poem demonstrated the higher side of themselves...

Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North

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