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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

What poetry reveals….

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Apr• 28•16

world map antique 3“It’s not that poetry reveals more about the world, it doesn’t, but it reveals more about our interactions with the world than our other modes of expression. And it doesn’t reveal more about ourselves alone in isolation, but rather it reveals that mix of self and other, self and surrounding, where the world ends and we begin, where we end and the world begins.”
– Mark Strand

 

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