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Advice for Writers: Carl Sandburg on Poetry

FROM CARL SANDBURG’S DEFINITIONS OF POETRY

Here is a short commentary on a piece written by Carl Sandburg entitled Definitions of Poetry, in which the great American Poet lists a series of playfully written definitions for the eccentric craft of the Poet. 886 more words

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Your presence in my shadows.

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Tell me that the starlight holds you in my absence.

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Time is the biggest lie.

— Sir Strange (@Sir_Strange) January 28, 2015

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Regret under Mask

Put on plain mask
Concealed by its shape
Whether it was real or fake
Truth was veiled behind it



Words exceeded truly aim
Escaped from its cage… 20 more words

Poet

The jar

I kept him inside a jar
I wasn’t cruel about it
I poked holes in the lid
And kept the tapping on the glass soft… 73 more words

Poetry

Day Dreams

you whisper, “is it true?

have we met through the ages?”

does the thrill of touch come from all the years

apart?

The knight, the poet, the soldier, the king – all these things you have been. 84 more words

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