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https://thesmartset.com/inside-the-mind-of-poetry/ “The greatest lines in poetry are infinitely quotable while having no definite meaning. What is a mind of winter, and why must one have one? It doesn’t matter. Wallace Stevens’ greatness lay in his ability to produce these … Continue reading
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2013/06/20/why-is-modern-poetry-so-bad/?utm_term=.58189c0d2410 “Our poets today are too timid to say, “‘we,’ to go plural and try to strike a major note . . . on any fundamental truth of human experience.” Unimpressed by or unaware of any poets who … Continue reading
WORD OF THE DAY February 3, 2017 abyssal adjective | uh-BISS-ul Definition 1 : of or relating to the bottom waters of the ocean depths 2 : impossible to comprehend : unfathomable Scroll down for more about abyssal PLAY NOW … Continue reading
Show less Feedback Acrimony | Define Acrimony at Dictionary.com http://www.dictionary.com/browse/acrimony noun. 1. sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition, etc.: The speaker attacked him with great acrimony. acrimony – definition of acrimony in English | Oxford Dictionaries https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/acrimony … Continue reading
http://about-poetry.livejournal.com/146136.html “Mismatched motifs. The form clashes with the topic, the rhythm jangles against the theme, the metaphors are wildly inappropriate, etc. Misused techniques. Poorly chosen allusions, mixed metaphors, overused similes, awkward alliteration — these are examples of valid … Continue reading