Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Great Regulars: Among the most ancient uses for language

are descriptions of places, when a person has experienced something he or she wants to tell somebody else about. Some of these get condensed and transformed into poetry, and here's a good example, by Susan Kolodny, a poet from the Bay Area of California.

Koi Pond, Oakland Museum

from Ted Kooser: American Life in Poetry: Column 403


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