What is a poem?

The poem is a little myth of man’s capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see –it is, rather, a light by which we may see — and what we see is life.   -Robert Penn Warren

 

What poems help you to see things more clearly?

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2 thoughts on “What is a poem?

  1. I was amazed the other day when someone commented on a poem I’d written–and I suddenly “saw” a beautiful truth which I’d missed in my own writing!

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