Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Great Regulars: If "Words" lacks the pure focus of his

greatest poems, the lessons it embodies are no less valuable. The sources of poetry are local to the poet. And it's not bardic mysticism but good psychology for any artist to be free-floating rather than manipulative during the first stages of creation, and only later to apply the fixative.

[by Edward Thomas]


from Carol Rumens: The Guardian: Poem of the week: Words by Edward Thomas


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