Alec Nevala-Lee

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Mark Strand

The purpose of the poem is not disclosure or storytelling or the telling of a daydream, nor is a poem a symptom. A poem is itself and is the act by which it is born; it is self-referential and is not necessarily preceded by any known order.

Mark Strand, “Notes on the Craft of Poetry”

Written by nevalalee

July 6, 2016 at 7:30 am

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