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What poets do

In Read on July 2, 2010 at 7:15 am

Per Fred Sanders:

Most of us have things we want to get done and people we want to communicate with, so we narrow our range of concerns, and agree to name and describe things within the acceptable range.  Can’t quite put a word to that sense of nostalgia for a place you’ve never been?  Not sure how to describe what’s wrong the world when your eyes are a bit unfocused after too much reading?  A bit overwhelmed with the surge of emotion brought on by a song you don’t even like?  Call in the poets: they’re especially skilled at naming the just barely nameable.

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